Latest Iowa Hawkeyes football News

Let's play 2: Baseball, football combo tests few who do both

Apr. 22, 2022 08:43 AM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Brody Brecht's schedule is so full, sometimes he writes notes to himself to make sure he's where he needs to be and when. The Iowa freshman is working double-duty this spring. He's a pitcher on the baseball team and a wide receiver on the football team. ...

LB coach Wallace now defendant in ex-Iowa players' lawsuit

Apr. 19, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa linebackers coach Seth Wallace has been added as a defendant in lawsuit filed against the university and coaches by former football players who allege they faced discrimination and harassment because they are Black. The Cedar Rapids Gazette first...

Iowa QB Petras fighting for job after offense underperforms

Apr. 19, 2022 12:27 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — When a team is coming off a season in which it had one of the worst offenses in the nation, all options are open to fix it. For Iowa, that means opening the competition at quarterback. The battle this spring is between veteran starter Spencer Petras and Alex...

Big 12 commish Bowlsby stepping away from role this year

Apr. 05, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

Bob Bowlsby will step away from his role as Big 12 commissioner later this year after a decade in the Power Five conference that's facing a transition in membership and negotiations over a new media rights deal — like it was when he first took the job. . “After more than 40...

WWE star Big E puts power in the pace car at Daytona 500

Feb. 18, 2022 21:39 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Don't you dare be sour! Former WWE champion Big E will drive the pace car Sunday at the Daytona 500. The race sold out more than a month in advance and NASCAR expects at least 120,000 spectators Sunday. Daytona limited its spectators last season because...