Scott Dochterman
I'm originally from Burlington, and I'm a 1997 Western Illinois University graduate. I've worked in Burlington, Muscatine, Fort Dodge and St. Joseph, Mo., before coming to The Gazette in 2006 with my wife, Meredith, and our two children. I enjoy sports, politics and history.At The Gazette, I cover Iowa men's basketball, Iowa's athletics department and assist with Iowa football.





Iowa notes: Attendance, facilities, ANF choice

IOWA CITY — Barring a run on tickets before Saturday, Iowa will experience its first home game with fewer than 60,000 people since 20 ... »

Iowa AD supports new president hire, likes Harreld’s vision

IOWA CITY — Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta said he received a good vibe from meeting new UI President Bruce Harreld through the i ... »

Illinois State QB a major challenge for Iowa

IOWA CITY — Brock Spack spent the first part of the last decade learning about his defense’s weaknesses from the other side of ... »

Podcast: 'On Iowa' talks prez search, Illinois State game

The “On Iowa” podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman discusses the UI presidential search and breaks down ... »

B1G West: ‘You’re going to feel like you got in a car accident’

IOWA CITY — One night in Indy changed any notion of parity among Big Ten’s East and West divisions.

On the eve of last ... »

Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ interviews Beathard, Daniels Ott

The "On Iowa" podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman has audio interviews with Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard, running backs LeShun Danie ... »

Iowa notes: Run coordination, true frosh, Spearman

IOWA CITY — Offensive line coach Brian Ferentz took over as Iowa’s run game coordinator this offseason, and Iowa’s play ... »

One-stop linking for Iowa football coverage

For more than a month, we've blogged and written about Iowa's football team entering the upcoming season. Now that it's game week, it's worth givin ... »

Bowl projections: Inaugural edition

In what feels like the longest college football offseason in world history (partly because of the team we cover) we finally get to turn the ... »

Illinois State, Iowa familiar but not as opponents

IOWA CITY — Familiarity doesn’t always breed contempt.

Some of the faces at Illinois State are familiar to Iowa in a non ... »

Podcast: 'On Iowa' splashes into prediction mode

The “On Iowa” podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman breaks down the Iowa football season, talks about the new football facil ... »

Jordan Bohannon picks Iowa

IOWA CITY — The Bohannon legacy has come full circle.

A decade after his oldest brother spurned Iowa for border rival Wisconsin ... »

Iowa men open with Michigan State

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s men’s basketball team opens Big Ten play Dec. 29 against Michigan State, according to the league sch ... »

Big 4 Classic times set

IOWA CITY — Tip times are set for the fourth annual Big 4 Classic, which comprises the state’s four Division I men’s ba ... »

A Closer Look: Linebackers



1. Josey Jewell, soph. ... »

Branding offensive linemen the Iowa way

IOWA CITY — In a typical preseason question-and-answer session, Iowa offensive line coach Brian Ferentz was uncharacteristically blun ... »

Iowa FB notes: Tevaun Smith at KR, James Daniels a starter?

IOWA CITY — At least six different players returned kickoffs in Iowa’s early portion of Saturday practice, including senior wi ... »