University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz sees a lot of Northern Illinois in Saturday's foe Ball State. That's a scary proposition considering the Huskies are the last nonconference team to defeat the Hawkeyes inside Kinnick Stadium.
There aren't many occasions when being sandwiched between 610 pounds of bulk is a good thing. For University of Iowa freshman offensive lineman Sean Welsh, it was a blessing.
The Hawkeyes aren't quite ready to put a headlock on the Big Ten Western Division title. That's understandable given the youth of their defense that will improve Saturday with Ball State coming to town.
Senior Kyle Denning was rewarded for his three years of walk-on contribution to the University of Iowa men's basketball team when head coach Fran McCaffery awarded him a scholarship for his final season.
Senior defensive tackle Carl Davis was a busy Hawkeye on Aug. 30 as the University of Iowa football team ground out a 31-23 season-opening win. The Hawkeyes host Ball State on Sept. 6 beginning at 2:30 p.m. (CT).
Senior Cloe Lacasse scored her fifth goal of the season to help send the University of Iowa soccer team to a 3-2 victory over Butler on Monday afternoon at the Iowa Soccer Complex.
The University of Iowa football team will host Ball State Saturday. Kickoff is set for 2:35 p.m. (CT) inside Kinnick Stadium. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN2.