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Latest Articles by John Steppe
Iowa Football Sep. 26, 2022 10:42 am6d ago
In the same month that Iowa running back Leshon Williams has needed to overcome the death of his father, he experienced some joy Saturday night on a touchdown carry.
Hawk Off the Press Sep. 22, 2022 12:29 pm10d ago
The Gazette's John Steppe and NJ Advance Media's Pat Lanni break down the key matchups in Saturday's Iowa-Rutgers Big Ten opener on this week's episode of Hawk Off The Press.
Iowa Football Sep. 20, 2022 10:05 am12d ago
Iowa true freshman Drew Stevens was 2-for-2 in his first game handling field goals for the Hawkeyes. He’s listed as the starting kicker on this week’s depth chart.
Iowa Football Sep. 18, 2022 2:49 pm14d ago
Kaleb Johnson took advantage of the space the offensive line gave him to put up a memorable third game of his Iowa career. Spencer Petras, meanwhile, had more catchable passes.
Iowa Football Sep. 18, 2022 11:33 am14d ago
Saturday’s unusual circumstances in the Nevada-Iowa game led to Spencer Petras playing a phone game during the football game and reminded Kirk Ferentz of a time when he “ended up at a Waffle House” in Atlanta.
Iowa Football Sep. 18, 2022 2:57 am14d ago
After scoring 14 points in the first two games combined, Iowa’s offense put up 27 points. It was against Nevada, though, likely Iowa’s worst opponent of the season.