Latest Alex Padilla News

No. 17 Iowa's rally deals Huskers another heartbreaking loss

Nov. 26, 2021 19:03 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Iowa once again did what Nebraska has been unable to do all season, and that's why the Hawkeyes own at least a share of a Big Ten West title and the Cornhuskers head into winter off their worst year since 1957. Spencer Petras ran for a 2-yard...

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...

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. ...

Feds block billions of public transit money for California

Nov. 11, 2021 14:41 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government says California is ineligible for about $12 billion in public transit funding because of a long-running dispute over changes to the state's public pension law that the Biden administration recently determined are improper. ...

No. 19 Iowa goes for 7 in row in 'Floyd of Rosedale' game

Nov. 11, 2021 13:52 PM EST

Minnesota (6-3, 4-2 Big Ten) at No. 19 Iowa (7-2, 4-2, No. 20 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (Big Ten Network). Line: Iowa by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Minnesota leads 62-50-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

Big Ten: No. 9 Michigan's visit to No. 23 Penn St tops slate

Nov. 11, 2021 03:16 AM EST

Things to watch during Week 11 of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No 9 Michigan at No. 23 Penn State With Penn State (6-3, 3-3) out of the East Division race, the pressure is on Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines...

No. 19 Iowa, Minnesota face off as Big Ten division leaders

Nov. 11, 2021 03:14 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The four-way tie at the top of the Big Ten’s West Division will start to unravel Saturday when No. 19 Iowa hosts Minnesota. The Hawkeyes (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten) and Gophers (6-3, 4-2) are joined at the top by Wisconsin and Purdue. Minnesota is in a...

Proposed national marine sanctuary off California advances

Nov. 09, 2021 17:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal agency announced Tuesday that it is taking a step toward designating a new national marine sanctuary off the central California coast that would be named for the region's Indigenous people. The proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine...

Iowa QB Alex Padilla preparing for 1st start against Gophers

Nov. 09, 2021 16:59 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Alex Padilla got his first opportunity to play meaningful snaps for Iowa and did enough to impress coach Kirk Ferentz. Now he's days away from what probably will be his first start in place of the injured Spencer Petras. The...