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Iowa and LSU captains shake hands before the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida, on Jan. 1, 2014. The Hawkeyes fell, 21-14. (The Daily Iowan/File Photo)

Déjà Vu

Jordan Hansen, [email protected] December 14, 2016

For the ninth time in 18 years with Kirk Ferentz at the helm of the Iowa football program, the Hawkeyes are headed to Florida for a bowl game. It shouldn’t come as a surprise. Since 2000, Iowa...

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 State Allen Lazard walks off the field during the Iowa State/UNI game at Jack Trice Stadium on Sept. 3. Iowa State lost to UNI, 25-20. (Iowa State Daily/Emily Blobaum)

The hazard named Lazard

September 9, 2016

By Jordan Hansen [email protected] It doesn’t take long to realize just how talented Iowa State wide receiver Allen Lazard is. Standing at 6-5, 223 pounds, he’s a massive force to deal...

Iowa defensive back Desmond King celebrates after an interception at Kinnick Stadium on April 23, 2016. The defense beat the offense 20-18 in the spring game. (The Daily Iowan/ Alex Kroeze)

Defense tops offense in spring game

Jordan Hansen, [email protected] April 23, 2016

The final score of the 2016 Iowa spring game was 20-18 in favor of the defense. It doesn't matter, of course. The score of a inter-squad scrimmage is rarely the topic of much debate, but in this...

Iowa line backer Josey Jewell runs back an interception during the Iowa-Nebraska game at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 28-20, to finish off a perfect regular season. (The Daily Iowan/ John Theulen)

Wallace tapped as new linebacker coach

January 22, 2016

Iowa stays in-house to fill a spot recently vacated by now-Boston College defensive coordinator Jim Reid By Jordan Hansen [email protected] The Iowa football team announced Jan. 22 that the...

The Iowa team picks up the Hy-Vee Heroes Trophy after the Iowa-Nebraska game at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 28-20, to finish off a  perfect regular season. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Payne: The Year of Ferentz

November 30, 2015

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz can continue his team’s improbable run Saturday in Indianapolis. By Danny Payne |   [email protected] LINCOLN, Nebraska — Before the season began, we all wondered...

Iowa defensive end Nate Meier attempts to sack Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong, Jr. during the Iowa-Nebraska game at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 28-20, to finish off a  perfect regular season. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Winning UGLY

November 30, 2015

Iowa’s win over Nebraska was ugly, but that’s favored the Hawkeyes this season. By Jordan Hansen |  [email protected] LINCOLN, Nebraska — On a cold, dreary day, it shouldn’t come as...

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