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Iowa defensive back Terry Roberts attempts to intercept a pass during a football game between No. 3 Iowa and No. 4 Penn State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nittany Lions 23-20. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Where to watch Saturday’s Iowa-Purdue Homecoming game

Robert Read, Pregame Editor October 15, 2021

There is only one more game until the Hawkeyes make it to their bye week. But the Boilermakers are in the way before they get there. No. 2 Iowa is hosting Purdue in a Homecoming matchup at Kinnick...

Iowa defensive back Jack Koerner gets up to celebrate with defensive back Matt Hankins during a football game between No. 3 Iowa and No. 4 Penn State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nittany Lions 23-20.

Hawkeye secondary a catalyst for Iowa football’s 12-game win streak

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor October 14, 2021

The Iowa football team hasn’t lost a game in a long time. The Hawkeyes have won 12 consecutive games over the last 349 days. But the Hawkeyes still remember what defeat feels like. Iowa suffered...

Iowa wide receiver Nico Ragaini runs downfield after catching a pass during a football game between No. 3 Iowa and No. 4 Penn State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nittany Lions 23-20. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

One-on-one with Iowa wide receiver Nico Ragaini

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter October 14, 2021

The Daily Iowan: What is the best feeling in football? Nico Ragaini: There’s a couple of great feelings. Pulling up in front of Kinnick when you get off the bus, like all the fans being there...

Iowa kid captain Ayden Gendreau and family speak with head coach Kirk Ferentz during “Kid’s Day at Kinnick” inside Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 14. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Kid Captain Ayden Gendreau takes Duke Slater Field months before back surgery

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Editor October 14, 2021

Patsy Gendreau considers her family lucky.  After her son, Ayden, was diagnosed with VACTERL syndrome days after his birth, she said it’s fortunate the syndrome only affects a few body systems...

Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras looks to pass during a football game between No. 3 Iowa and No. 4 Penn State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nittany Lions 23-20. (Grace Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Around the Big Ten: Matchups, Power Rankings for Week 7

Robert Read, Pregame Editor October 14, 2021

The Daily Iowan’s Pregame Editor Robert Read ranked all 14 Big Ten football teams and previewed every Week 7 conference contest in this week’s edition of Around the Big Ten. Here are the full...

Purdue wide receiver David Bell scores a touchdown during the Iowa football game against Purdue at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Boilermakers 26-20.

Week 7 scouting notebook: No. 2 Iowa takes on Purdue

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor October 14, 2021

The No. 2 Iowa football team will take on Big Ten West foe Purdue on Saturday at Kinnick Stadium. Iowa will be looking for its Big Ten-leading 13th consecutive win dating back to the 2020 season....

Iowa tight end Sam LaPorta catches a pass during a football game between Iowa and Kent State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. LaPorta caught seven passes for 65 yards and one touchdown.

On the Line: Daily Iowan football staff picks Week 7 games

DI Staff October 14, 2021

The Daily Iowan football staff picks five football games every week as part of our Pregame edition. Read how the staff picked the Purdue-Iowa Homecoming matchup — as well as four other contests —...

Jack Campbell, Iowa’s unconventionally tall linebacker, reaching new heights in dominant junior season

Jack Campbell, Iowa’s unconventionally tall linebacker, reaching new heights in dominant junior season

Robert Read, Pregame Editor October 7, 2021

Jack Campbell leaned on a podium down the hall from the Hawkeye football team’s locker room after Iowa’s September win over Colorado State at Kinnick Stadium. He resembled a boxer after a 12-round...

Iowa safety Kaevon Merriweather celebrates a safety during a football game between Iowa and Kent State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa football blocking out noise ahead of top-five matchup with Penn State

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter October 7, 2021

When the No. 3 Hawkeyes welcome the No. 4 Nittany Lions Saturday, there will be nothing left to do but play football. Four quarters, two halves, 60 minutes — the same as any other college football...

One-on-one with Iowa running back Tyler Goodson

One-on-one with Iowa running back Tyler Goodson

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter October 7, 2021

Daily Iowan: First, do you just leave Twitter up to your mom? Is that her expertise? Tyler Goodson: Yeah, so, you know, I always tell my mom she's more famous than me on this campus. Everybody seems...

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz signs a ball for kid captain Kale Schmidt during “Kid’s Day at Kinnick” inside Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 14.

Cancer survivor Kale Schmidt taking on Kinnick with the Hawkeyes

Rylee Wilson, Managing Editor October 7, 2021

When Kale Schmidt was going through chemotherapy five years ago at the Stead Family Children’s Hospital, he and his family would look out over the field at Kinnick Stadium during home games. Kale...

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