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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

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Halftime reactions | No. 13 Iowa trails No. 2 Michigan, 14-3

Halftime reactions | No. 13 Iowa trails No. 2 Michigan, 14-3

Robert Read, Austin Hanson, and Chloe Peterson December 4, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — The No. 13 Iowa football team trails No. 2 Michigan, 14-3, at halftime of the Big Ten Championship Game. Iowa kicker Caleb Shudak missed a 33-yard field goal on the first Hawkeye...

Iowa and Michigan warm up before the Big Ten Championship game between No. 13 Iowa and No. 2 Michigan at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021.

Live updates: No. 13 Iowa football takes on No. 2 Michigan in Big Ten Championship Game

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor December 4, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — No. 13 Iowa and No. 2 Michigan will match up at Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday in the Big Ten Championship Game to determine the winner of the conference. The victor will also receive...

Justin Ryan’s tailgate is seen before the Big Ten Championship game between No. 13 Iowa and No. 2 Michigan outside Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. Ryan mentioned he watched Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum grow up playing sports. “He is extremely athletic,” Ryan said. “He can play running back.”

Photos: Big Ten Championship tailgates

Jerod Ringwald and Grace Smith December 4, 2021

No. 13 Iowa and No. 2 Michigan fans held tailgate parties before the Big Ten Championship game outside of Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. Iowa has upset Michigan...

Lucas Oil Stadium is shown in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Thursday, July 22. The Big Ten switched locations from Chicago, Illinois, to Indianapolis this year.

Fast facts: Big Ten Championship edition

Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 2, 2021

The No. 13 Iowa football team (10-2 overall, 7-2 Big Ten) faces off against No. 2 Michigan (11-1, 8-1) in the Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis on Saturday. The matchup between the Big Ten...

Iowa defensive back Riley Moss and linebacker Seth Benson force Nebraska wide receiver Samori Toure during a football game between No. 16 Iowa and Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers 28-21.

On the Line | Daily Iowan football staff picks Championship Weekend games

DI Staff December 2, 2021

The Daily Iowan football staff picks five football games every week as part of our Pregame edition. This week, we picked the Iowa-Michigan Big Ten Championship Game, as well as the four other Power...

Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson collected three sacks against Ohio State.

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Hawkeye football team preps for disruptive pass rusher Aidan Hutchinson

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor December 2, 2021

The Hawkeyes will watch one player’s every move when they take the field at the Big Ten Championship Game on Saturday: Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson. Quarterback Spencer Petras and the...

Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras throws a pass during a football game between No. 16 Iowa and Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Petras replaced quarterback Alex Padilla at the start of third quarter. The Hawkeyes defeated the Corn Huskers 28-21.

What’s at stake for Iowa football in the Big Ten Championship Game

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor December 2, 2021

Iowa hasn’t been to the Big Ten Championship Game in a long time — six years to be precise. The Hawkeyes earned their last conference title game bid in 2015, when they won the Big Ten West Division...

Iowa defensive back Henry Marchese blocks a punt during a football game between No. 16 Iowa and Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 28-21.

Opinion | Charting the defining moments on Iowa’s road to Indianapolis

Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 2, 2021

Indianapolis, here come the Hawkeyes. It’s tough to imagine saying that after Iowa lost to Wisconsin, or when the Hawkeyes trailed the Cornhuskers by 15 points in the second half of the regular...

Iowa linebacker Jestin Jacobs makes a tackle during a football game between Iowa and Kent State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Golden Flashes with a score of 30-7.

Big Ten Championship scouting notebook | No. 13 Iowa vs. No. 2 Michigan

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter December 2, 2021

Hassan Haskins seemed to be running in the open field a lot last Saturday when the Michigan tailback and his teammates dismantled rival Ohio State Buckeyes, 42-27. Haskins, a senior from Saint Louis,...

Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras lines up behind center Tyler Linderbaum during a football game between No. 16 Iowa and Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Petras replaced quarterback Alex Padilla at the start of third quarter. The Hawkeyes defeated the Corn Huskers, 28-21.

One-on-one with Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor December 2, 2021

The Daily Iowan: So, the first question I have for you is this: Obviously, everyone wants to push the narrative that the NFL is the dream of all good football players. Was that something you actually...

The Big Ten Championship Trophy is shown during day one of Big Ten Media Days at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Thursday, July 22.

A game for Big Ten glory: Underdog Hawkeyes facing No. 2 Wolverines in conference championship game

Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 2, 2021

Linebacker Jack Campbell approached his locker in the days following the Iowa football team’s 27-7 loss to Wisconsin in October. The team captain noticed a piece of paper waiting for him next to...