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The turf is gone, but the evidence remains

The turf is gone, but the evidence remains

January 2, 2017

By Jordan Hansen | [email protected] TAMPA, Fla. — Almost as soon as the Outback Bowl was over, grounds crews began to scrape the evidence off the field. The process was mesmerizing. Two...

Iowa defensive back Desmond King catches a punt return during the Iowa-Rutgers game at High Point Solution Stadium at Piscataway on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. The Hawkeyes defeated the Knights, 14-7. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

A final huzzah for King

Jordan Hansen, [email protected] January 2, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. — Desmond King remembers the first time he returned a kick for a touchdown. He says he was around 10, he was playing football in the little leagues, and it was a playoff game. If his...

Iowa tight end George Kittle runs for with the ball during the Iowa-Indiana game in Memorial Stadium in Bloomington on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. The Hawkeyes stay undefeated after beating the Hoosiers, 35-27. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kipsert)

Tight ends remain key

Jordan Hansen, [email protected] January 1, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. — At Iowa, good tight-end play will always be a basic building block for the offense. Tight ends play a number of critical roles, and Hawkeye head coach Kirk Ferentz has always been...

Iowa running back Leshun Daniels Jr. runs the ball in the third quarter during the Purdue vs. Iowa game at Ross-Ade Stadium.  The Iowa Hawkeyes defeated Purdue 49-35. (The Daily Iowan/Jordan Gale)

LeShun Daniels pays it forward

December 29, 2016

Iowa running back LeShun Daniels Jr. gives some good advice to his brother at the end of a whirlwind career as a Hawkeye. By Jordan Hansen [email protected] TAMPA, Fla. — On the afternoon...

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 tight end George Kittle celebrates a touchdown during the Iowa-Iowa State game at Kinnick on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Iowa head Iowa State to one field goal to defeated them, 45-3. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Iowa headed to the Outback Bowl

December 4, 2016

By Jordan Hansen | [email protected] The Iowa football team is headed to Tampa, Florida to play the Florida Gators on January 2nd in the 2017 Outback Bowl. "We are thrilled to extend an invitation...

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