Posted on December 3rd, 2023 in 2023 Big Ten Championship Football Game by Malcolm Moran

By Mitch Friesenborg Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – After a long, difficult walk in the belly of Lucas Oil Stadium, Iowa sophomore quarterback Deacon Hill told his teammates he loved them. The Hawkeyes had just gotten shellacked by Michigan 26-0 in the Big Ten Football Championship Game. For these Hawkeyes, it was a natural …

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Posted on January 10th, 2016 in 2015-16 College Football Playoff National Championship, Student Work by fgogola

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola Sports Capital Journalism Program SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Iowa Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz remembered the phone call like it was yesterday. Ferentz called Grambling State’s athletic department on the night of April 23, 1993. He was the Cleveland Browns offensive line coach at the time and was hoping someone, anyone would …

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