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Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell walks to line of scrimmage during the Iowa-NDSU game at Kinnick on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

A rough-cut Jewell

October 14, 2016

By Courtney Baumann | [email protected] Take the first left off Highway 52 north of the Upper Iowa River and Luther College in Decorah, and you’ll run smack-dab into 1,000-some acres of farmland....

Defense shoves Hawkeyes past Rutgers

Defense shoves Hawkeyes past Rutgers

September 24, 2016

By Jordan Hansen| [email protected] PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Someone on Iowa's defense had to make a play. It was starting to get late in the fourth quarter, and Rutgers, a series ago, had picked...

Iowa defensive back Greg Mabin runs to the sidelines in Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. The Hawkeyes defeated the Redbirds, 31-14.

No pressure, no worries

Mario Williams, [email protected] September 23, 2016

Throughout much of Greg Mabin’s life, overcoming pressure has been easy. Mabin is the youngest sibling of four, with two older sisters and an older brother. For much of his childhood, being...

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz watches his team during a timeout of the Iowa-NDSU game at Kinnick on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. NDSU defeated Iowa in the final seconds of the game with a 37-yard field goal, 23-21. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

This loss might just bug Ferentz for a while

September 17, 2016

By Jordan Hansen | [email protected] “Of all the stats, they held you to 34 net yards for rushing. Could you have imagined even as good as they are that they could do something like that?” Kirk...

NDSU running back Lance Dunn stiff arms Iowa defensive back Miles Taylor during the Iowa-NDSU game at Kinnick on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. NDSU defeated Iowa in the final seconds of the game with a 37-yard field goal, 23-21. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

A heartbreaker in Kinnick

September 17, 2016

By Blake Dowson | [email protected] Certain teams know how to win games. North Dakota State, a winner of five-straight Football Championship Subdivision national championships and two-straight...

Iowa running back Akrum Wadley attempts to avoid a tackle by North Texas defensive back Kishawn McClain during the Iowa-North Texas game in Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. The Hawkeyes defeated the Mean Green, 62-16. (The Daily Iowan/Valerie Burke)

Strength of schedule dogs Iowa

September 16, 2016

By Courtney Baumann [email protected] Strength of schedule is a murky way to measure success. It’s a lot of numbers, and to be completely honest, pretty confusing. As the College Football...

Iowa defensive back Desmond King stands in a crowd of Iowa State players after a punt return in Jack Trice Stadium on Sept. 12, 2015. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cyclones, 31-17. (The Daily Iowan/File Photo)

Not so ‘Iowa Nice’

September 9, 2016

Traditional etiquette doesn’t apply when the Hawkeyes and Cyclones get together on the gridiron. By Blake Dowson [email protected] It’s a funny thing, how unabashed folks from Iowa are...

Iowa running back Akrum Wadley runs with the ball during the Iowa-Maryland game at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. The Hawkeyes defeated the Terrapins to stay undefeated, 31-15. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

By the Numbers: Iowa vs. Miami (Ohio)

September 2, 2016

By Blake Dowson | [email protected] The last time the Hawkeyes played against Miami (Ohio), Ben Roethlisberger was under center for the RedHawks. The team traveling to Iowa City from Oxford, Ohio,...

Iowa running back LeShun Daniels and offensive guard James Daniels horse around during the Iowa football media day  fields on Aug. 8. The Daniels are brothers. (The Daily Iowan/Joseph Cress)

Big brother, best friend

Jordan Hansen, [email protected] September 2, 2016

Iowa running back LeShun Daniels Jr. is a big brother to the very core. He’s long been a guiding force to his younger sibling, James — also on the team — and it has helped shape both of them....

Iowa tight end George Kittle is tackled by Minnesota linebackers Jonathan Celestin and Cody Poock in Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. The Hawkeyes defeated the Golden Gophers, 40-35 to stay perfect on the season. (The Daily Iowan/Rachael Westergard)

Gophers digging out of hole

June 15, 2016

By Jordan Hansen [email protected] Part 2 of The Daily Iowan’s early summer look at the Big Ten. Remember Tuesday when we talked about the whirlwind that was Illinois? Let’s use another weather...

Iowa running back Akurm Wadley tries to avoid a tackle during the Big Ten Championship against Michigan State in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. The Spartans defeated the Hawkeyes in the last seconds of the game, 16-13. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Football inks 24, including O-lineman

Jordan Hansen, [email protected] February 4, 2016

Despite all the hype surrounding National Signing Day, it was relatively quiet for Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz and his program. The Hawkeyes had just one recruit — Detroit offensive lineman Alaric...

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