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Latest Articles by John Steppe
Iowa Football Dec. 31, 2022 6:04 pm35d ago
Xavier Nwankpa, a former five-star recruit from Southeast Polk had a pick-6 in his first career start as a Hawkeye as Iowa beat Kentucky in the Music City Bowl.
Iowa Football Dec. 31, 2022 6:42 pm35d ago
Iowa avenged its Citrus Bowl loss to Kentucky at the start of the 2022 calendar year with a 21-0 win in the Music City Bowl to close the 2022 calendar year on a much higher note.
Iowa Football Dec. 30, 2022 5:05 pm36d ago
Kirk Ferentz talked about what it means to him that Jack Campbell and Sam LaPorta decided to play for Iowa in the Music City Bowl rather than opt out and prepare for the NFL Draft.
Iowa Football Dec. 30, 2022 4:23 pm36d ago
Gary Barta said Kirk Ferentz will go through the “same process” as usual to evaluate Brian Ferentz. Barta did not answer whether he would overrule Kirk Ferentz’s decision on Brian Ferentz.
Hawk Off the Press Dec. 30, 2022 9:28 am37d ago
Before Iowa kicks off against Kentucky in the Music City Bowl on Saturday, our Hawkeye text group members sent in questions for a mailbag episode of the Hawk Off The Press podcast.
Iowa Football Dec. 30, 2022 8:34 am37d ago
While pre-bowl practices are not quite the same as they once were, veteran Iowa football players have pointed to several younger players who have been impressive in Music City Bowl prep.