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Latest Articles by John Steppe
Hawk Off the Press Sep. 8, 2022 12:34 pm24d ago
John Steppe and Rob Gray break down the key matchups and storylines in Saturday’s Iowa State-Iowa football game on this week’s Hawk Off The Press podcast.
Iowa Football Sep. 6, 2022 4:39 pm25d ago
The Iowa Hawkeyes are expected to be without wide receiver Keagan Johnson, linebacker Jestin Jacobs and cornerback Jermari Harris when they take on Iowa State on Saturday.
Iowa Football Sep. 5, 2022 11:01 am27d ago
Kirk Ferentz said earlier in the week Iowa’s offensive line had “maybe eight guys that we feel comfortable putting out there.” But that depth wasn’t evident in Saturday’s season opener.
Hawk Off the Press Sep. 3, 2022 7:28 pm28d ago
The final score was 7-3. There were zero touchdowns. Iowa’s 7-3 win over South Dakota State on Saturday was a college football game unlike any other you’ll probably see in 2022. John Steppe and Mike Hlas break it down on The Final Score podcast.
Iowa Football Sep. 3, 2022 6:21 pm28d ago
Spencer Petras certainly did not have an impressive performance against South Dakota State on Saturday, but Kirk Ferentz is staying loyal to him as Iowa’s starting quarterback.
Iowa Football Sep. 2, 2022 6:05 am30d ago
Adam Bock and A.J. Coons are among the South Dakota State players coming back to their home state for Saturday’s game. After Iowa missed him on the recruiting trail, he’s gone on to be South Dakota State’s defensive leader.