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Hawkeye football offense preview: A new QB with plenty of targets

Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras makes a pass during a football game between Iowa and Middle Tennessee State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, September 28, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Blue Raiders, 48-3.

Robert Read, Pregame Editor

September 30, 2020

The Hawkeye football team finished the 2019 season with 10 wins, the most for the program in a single season since 2015. Had Iowa’s offense produced more in some of the team’s most critical games — it may have won more. In Iowa’s three losses last season, all against ranked Big Ten teams...

Opinion | The Hawkeyes can make the 2020-21 College Football Playoff

The Nebraska defense jumps on a loose ball during the game against Nebraska on Friday, November 29, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Corn Huskers 27-24.

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor

September 30, 2020

Chaotic is the only word that appropriately describes this offseason around Power Five college football. Up until late July or early August, there was doubt as to whether or not games could or should be played this fall. As a result, three Power Five conferences have already hit the gridiron runni...

Big Ten Conference announces partnership with Biodesix, Inc. and Quidel Corporation

Big Ten Conference Commissioner Kevin Warren addresses reporters regarding the cancellation of the 2020 Big Ten men's basketball tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Robert Read, Pregame Editor

September 30, 2020

The Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday that it has partnered with Biodesix, Inc., a leading diagnostic company with a focus on lung disease, and Quidel Corporation, the manufacturer of the FDA-authorized SOFIA 2 SARS rapid antigen test. According to a release, Biodesix will oversee and manag...

Hawkeye marching band members cut from Big Ten game day festivities

Photo of UI Marching Band practice. Contributed.

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter

September 29, 2020

When the Big Ten Conference announced the return of football earlier this month, it was clear this season would be unlike any other. The conference’s most recent announcement has only increased its distinctiveness. The Hawkeye Marching Band, along with its counterparts around the Big Ten, r...

Epenesa records first sack, Hockenson sets franchise record in week three of NFL season

Defensive lineman A.J. Epenesa of Iowa runs a drill during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on February 29, 2020.

Robert Read, Pregame Editor

September 28, 2020

Amani Hooker only played 14 snaps on Sunday for the Tennessee Titans. He made the final one count. The Titans led the Minnesota Vikings 31-30 with 1:09 remaining in the fourth quarter. Facing a fourth-and-24 from his own 26-yard line, Minnesota quarterback Kirk Cousins chucked up a desperation hea...

Theo Kolie, Regina offense dominates Lisbon

Regina Running Back Theo Kolie celebrates with Offensive Tackle Josh Gaffey after a touchdown during Regina Catholic Education vs. Lisbon High School at Regina on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. The Royals defeated the Lions 56-26. (Katie Goodale/The Daily Iowan)

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor

September 25, 2020

Friday's clash between the Lisbon Lions and the Iowa City Regina Regals had heavy Class A District 6 implications, with both teams eyeing the district's top spot. By the end, the Regals made some opportunistic plays and won, 56-26, in Iowa City. Regina’s Theo Kolie ran the ball seven yards...

Opinion | Big Ten showed it was willing to adapt with new information

Iowa linebacker Amani Jones runs during the football game against Illinois on Saturday, November 23, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 19-10.

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor

September 23, 2020

On Sept. 16, the Big Ten Conference announced that the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors had adopted significant medical protocols and voted unanimously to resume the football season beginning Oct. 23-24. This was a significant change from the Aug. 11 vote at which only Ohio State, Iow...

UI Athletics Department projects $40-60 million deficit despite football’s return, four cut sports remain eliminated

Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta (left) and UI President Bruce Harreld (right) speak during the Hawkeye Huddle at the Hilton San Diego Bay Front on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019.

Robert Read, Pregame Editor

September 23, 2020

University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta told the state Board of Regents in a meeting on Wednesday that the UI athletic department’s deficit is projected to be between $40-60 million, rather than the $74.7 million figure originally proposed. The reduction to the projected deficit comes after the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors unanimously voted to start the conference’s football season on...

Fant scores again, Scherff suffers knee injury in second week of NFL season

Denver Broncos tight end Noah Fant (87) catches a ball during training camp at UCHealth Training Center on Aug. 11, 2019 in Englewood, Colo.

Robert Read, Pregame Editor

September 21, 2020

Defensive coordinators around the NFL are quickly finding out what coaches around the Big Ten are already well aware of — it’s tough to cover Noah Fant. The former Hawkeye caught 19 touchdowns in his time at Iowa from 2016-18. On Sunday, the second-year player for the Denver Broncos haule...