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Jones' kick return lifts No. 18 Iowa past Illinois 33-23

Nov. 20, 2021 19:48 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Charlie Jones ran the length of the field, and then kept running. Jones had a 100-yard kickoff return for No. 18 Iowa’s first touchdown and the Hawkeyes went on to beat Illinois 33-23 on Saturday. Iowa (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten) was...

No. 18 Iowa clings to West hopes entering game with Illini

Nov. 18, 2021 19:52 PM EST

Illinois (4-6, 3-4 Big Ten) at No. 18 Iowa (8-2, 5-2, No. 17 CFP), Saturday at 2 p.m. EST (FS1). Line: Iowa by 11 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Illinois leads 38-36-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

Ferentz not shutting door on Petras' return for No. 18 Iowa

Nov. 16, 2021 17:31 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Alex Padilla is set to make his second straight start at quarterback when No. 18 Iowa hosts Illinois this week. That doesn't mean the Hawkeyes have moved on from Spencer Petras. Coach Kirk Ferentz said Tuesday he'll have to...

Late stops let No. 19 Iowa beat Minnesota 27-22, keep Floyd

Nov. 13, 2021 21:01 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa quarterback Alex Padilla is described by coach Kirk Ferentz as “even-keeled.” That was the approach Ferentz and his staff took with Padilla this week as he prepared to make his first career start Saturday against Minnesota. ...

No. 5 Hawkeyes face Kent State in matchup of top defenses

Sep. 16, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa fans are excited about the Hawkeyes' highest ranking in six years. Coach Kirk Ferentz, predictably, is not. The Hawks (2-0) go into their home game against Kent State on Saturday ranked No. 5 after knocking off Top 25 opponents Indiana and...

No. 5 Hawkeyes looking for more consistency from offense

Sep. 14, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Thanks to a strong defense, No. 5 Iowa has its highest ranking since 2015. The Hawkeyes need more production from their offense if they’re going to stay there. “Obviously we haven’t done as good as we think we can as an offense,” left...