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Iowa completes 2024 football schedule, adjusts dates in 2023

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz speaks during the 2019 SDCCU Holiday Bowl Coaches Press Conference in the Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 29, 2020

The Iowa athletics department announced Friday that it has added Troy University to Iowa's 2024 football schedule. Troy will visit Kinnick Stadium on Sept. 14, 2024. The move completes Iowa's 2024 football schedule and marks the first meeting between the two programs. Additional nonconference games...

Iowa athletes will face ‘no penalty’ for not competing in 2020, AD Gary Barta says

University of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta discusses former Iowa basketball player Megan Gustafson's career during the retirement ceremony for her number 10 jersey following the Iowa women's basketball game against Michigan State University on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 at Caver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Spartans, 74-57.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 28, 2020

Any Iowa student athletes who do not feel comfortable training or competing in 2020 due to concerns stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic will face no penalty, Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta said on a Thursday video conference. "If we have a student athlete who chooses not to return, they will sti...

Iowa AD Gary Barta not ruling out full capacity of fans in Kinnick Stadium this season

Spectators watch the action 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, Sports Editor

May 28, 2020

Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta said Thursday on a video conference that he is not ruling out Hawkeye football games being played in front of a full capacity Kinnick Stadium this season. “I’m still, and my staff are still, planning for several different scenarios.” Barta said. “And t...

Smith-Marsette: Iowa’s offense has ‘everything we need’

Iowa wideout Ihmir Smith-Marsette celebrates a kick-return touchdown during the 2019 SDCCU Holiday Bowl between Iowa and USC in San Diego on Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. Smith-Marsette scored rushing, receiving, and return touchdowns in the game.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 27, 2020

After spending three seasons catching passes from Nate Stanley, Ihmir Smith-Marsette is getting used to having Spencer Petras at quarterback. Along with an occasional deep ball, the senior Hawkeye wide receiver is looking for something else from the new starting signal caller. “Hopefully this y...

Golston, Schulte ready to step up on new-look Hawkeye defensive line

Iowa defensive lineman Chauncey Golston carries the Heroes Trophy during the football game against Nebraska at Memorial Stadium on Friday, November 29, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers 27-24. (Katina Zentz/The Daily Iowan)

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 26, 2020

Ever since he joined the Iowa defensive line unit, Chauncey Golston has been groomed to be a top pass rusher for the Hawkeyes. Going into his senior season, Golston is ready to be a leader up front. “When you get here, it’s all about growing up and leaders creating other leaders,” Golston s...

Iowa’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to resume activities June 1

Kinnick Stadium is seen fom the north end zone at Iowa Football Media Day on Friday, August 9, 2019.

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

May 22, 2020

On Friday, The University of Iowa announced a pilot program that will slowly initiate a return to normalcy on campus. Among those entities allowed to return is Iowa's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Select coaches and staff will return on June 1 with football players to follow on June ...

Hawkeye football players anxious to resume team activities

Iowa defensive end Chauncey Golston tackles Northwestern quarter back Aidan Smith during a game against Northwestern at Ryan Field on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats 20-0. The Hawkeyes had a total of 63 tackles.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 21, 2020

Iowa defensive tackle Austin Schulte has spent the last four years working out in Hawkeye football facilities. Now, with organized team activities on hold in the Big Ten, he’s back to lifting in his garage. Schulte built a weight bench and squat rack in the garage of his parent’s home in ...

Northern Illinois’ Jack Heflin to join Iowa as graduate transfer

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz speaks to his team during a football game between Iowa and Iowa State at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames on Saturday, September 14, 2019. The Hawkeyes retained the Cy-Hawk Trophy for the fifth consecutive year, downing the Cyclones, 18-17.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 21, 2020

Northern Illinois defensive tackle Jack Heflin entered his name into the NCAA Transfer Portal earlier this week and he came to a quick decision. Heflin told 247Sports Thursday that he will transfer to the University of Iowa. Heflin played three seasons on the defensive line for Northern Illinois. The 6-foot-4, 310 pound defensi...

Iowa’s Ezra Miller enters NCAA Transfer Portal

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz watches his players swarm the field before a football game between Iowa and Middle Tennessee State University on Saturday, September 28, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Blue Raiders 48-3.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 21, 2020

Former Iowa offensive lineman Ezra Miller has entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal, he announced on Twitter Thursday. Miller announced in January that he was stepping away from football due to ongoing back issues, but would remain enrolled at the University of Iowa. Now, Miller revea...

Iowa football 2021 defensive recruiting breakdown

Northwestern running back Isaiah Bowser is tackled by Iowa defense during the Iowa/Northwestern football game at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, November 10, 2018.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 5, 2020

Last season, the Iowa football team had one of the best defenses in the country. Defensive Coordinator Phil Parker’s squad allowed only 14 points per game, which helped the Hawkeyes compile 10 wins and a victory in the Holiday Bowl. Moving forward, the defensive side of the ball may only be ge...

Iowa football 2021 offensive recruiting breakdown

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz smiles after the win during the Holiday Bowl game between Iowa and USC at SDCCU Stadium on Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Trojans, 49-24.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 4, 2020

Iowa’s 2021 football recruiting class has been making headlines over the past several weeks after several highly-ranked prospects have committed to the Hawkeyes. 247Sports currently has Iowa’s 2021 class ranked as the sixth best in the nation. Half of Iowa’s 14 commitments are on the offen...

Opinion: Iowa football presents a lot to look forward to

Iowa players stand for the national anthem during a football game between Iowa and Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 3, 2020

The upcoming college football season is surrounded by uncertainty as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to make an impact around the world. This pertains to Iowa City and the Hawkeye football program, as well. Will the season start on time? Can a full season be played? What if games need to be pl...