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Who’s In? We’re In!

The College Football Playoff rankings have come out, and look who’s sitting at the top. Iowa moved into the top four (number four, to be exact) after playing a stellar game against the mighty Boilermakers from Purdue University. Not really. Ohio State played their first ranked opponent and lost, which left an open spot for […] Continue reading →

Minnesota @ Iowa – Postgame Analysis

What a time to be alive. The University of Iowa athletics department just went through what is probably the biggest weekend in Iowa athletics history. Iowa basketball started their season 4-0, Iowa Wrestling wrestled in Kinnick in front of 42,000 fans and beat #2 Oklahoma State. Iowa Football played bitter rival Minnesota in Kinnick in […] Continue reading →

Iowa @ Indiana – Pregame Thoughts

Iowa plays a high tempo offense but a lackluster defense. Of course, Iowa playing an offensive powerhouse like Indiana couldn’t come at a better time to impress the media, but it couldn’t come at a worse time to ruin Iowa’s chance at the best start they’ve ever had. Iowa’s defense will have to come out […] Continue reading →

Looking Forward to the Playoff Ranking

Fortunately, we don’t have to look very far. The first College Football Playoff rankings come out tonight on ESPN at 7PM Eastern. The playoffs selection committee is comprised of 12 members who have various jobs in and around college football (Except for Condoleezza Rice. Not exactly sure how she got in there) These people includes […] Continue reading →

Maryland @ Iowa – Postgame Analysis

This Halloween game had some tricks and some treats. Iowa played mediocre football against a mediocre team and came out with a mediocre 31-15 win. It didn’t look like “Kirk 3.0” out there on the playing field at Kinnick. The play calling was reminiscent of the days before we gave Michigan our quarterback leftovers, and […] Continue reading →