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Explaining Northwestern's Recent Trend of Dominating Iowa

Everyone has a foil- someone or something they just can’t get the best of. Dr. Claw had Inspector Gadget, Charlie Brown had Lucy, and her placekick holds; and I have the various forms of fried chicken. And the Iowa Hawkeyes have the Northwestern Wildcats. On Saturday, the Cats once again ruined the Hawks college football... Read more »

#13 Iowa-Northwestern: the Brutally Honest Game Preview

“Human identity is no longer defined by what one does, but by what one owns. But we’ve discovered that owning things and consuming things does not satisfy our longing for meaning. We’ve learned that piling up material goods cannot fill the emptiness of lives which have no confidence or purpose.” These words were delivered to... Read more »

Iowa QB Ricky Stanzi: Favorite for Big 10 Silver Football?

The list of quarterbacks with true NFL prospects is somewhat low in the Big Ten right now, but Iowa’s Ricky Stanzi seems to have a lot of what is needed for those scouts. He has size.  He is the best, pure-pocket passer in the league, leading the league in passing efficiency with a 180.3, good... Read more »
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#5 Michigan State-#18 Iowa: Brutally Honest Game Preview

One thing I have always wanted to see in my lifetime is a season where Michigan State football is REALLY good. Not 1999′s 10-2, Citrus Bowl winning good, but actually a player on the national scene. Like they are in basketball. I also haven’t fulfilled my lifetime dream of singing a duet with a Muppet,... Read more »

Iowa Hawkeyes Destroy Ball State 45-0

It didn’t take long for the Iowa Hawkeyes to erase the memories of a disastrous road trip west one week ago. The Hawkeyes outgained the Ball State Cardinals 5-yards-to-1 on Saturday on their way to a blowout 45-0 win, one that probably wasn’t as close as the score indicated. Adam Robinson, Ricky Stanzi and a... Read more »

#18 Iowa vs. Ball State: Brutally Honest Game Preview

Poor Ball State. They’re getting the Iowa Hawkeyes at the exact wrong time. The Hawks were upset in the late night desert air by Arizona, and now they need wins with huge style points to compensate for how far they fell in the national rankings. Critics of Iowa say the team, and the state itself,... Read more »
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Ricky Stanzi: Big 10's Best Pure Pocket Passer?

The list of quarterbacks with true NFL prospects is somewhat low in the Big Ten right now, but Iowa’s Ricky Stanzi seems to have a lot of what is needed for those scouts.  He has size.  He is the best, pure-pocket passer in the league. And now, this season, the senior is poised to lead... Read more »

2010 Big Ten QB Power Rankings

It’s Big Ten Media Day! The first of two actually!  You know what that means: football season will soon be here! So let’s talk shop. By Paul M. Banks 1. Terelle Pryor, Ohio State. No surprise here. You know all about this kid. But seriously, WHY DIDNT THEY BRING HIM TO MEDIA DAY??? 2. Scott... Read more »
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