On Iowa Podcast: Struggling offenses and trophy runs

The Iowa Hawkeyes carry the Floyd of Rosedale trophy after beating Minnesota 14-7 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
The Iowa Hawkeyes carry the Floyd of Rosedale trophy after beating Minnesota 14-7 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

Iowa and Minnesota enter Saturday’s 5:30 p.m. game at Kinnick Stadium with identical 4-3, 1-3 records and offenses that haven’t inspired much this season. Will either team take a turn this week? The Gazette’s Marc Morehouse and Mike Hlas preview the game on this edition of the On Iowa Podcast.

Plus, evaluating the criticism of Iowa offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz, what the Hawkeyes’ defense should be able to do with linebacker Josey Jewell’s return against the Gophers, an Alabama offer for Iowa Western DT and Iowa commit Daviyon Nixon and Big Ten trophies. Floyd of Rosedale always ranks near the top, but are there too many rivalry trophies? We go through the list.

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