2014 Football Slate is Favorable

The headline of this item reads ’2014 Football Slate is Favorable.’ I chose that word carefully, following the failed predictions of 2010 and all the promise that season had before the year kicked off. I recall writing before the season that Iowa would be a Vegas favorite in every one of their games with the exception of possibly the Ohio State game at year’s end. By the...
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Iowa Fans Are Trolling Derrell Johnson-Koulianos With The Hashtag #DJKBookChapters

Earlier today, former Iowa Hawkeye wide receiver Derrell Johnson-Koulianos went on a Twitter rampage about how he believes that his former coach, Kirk Ferentz, has helped prevent him from landing a job in the NFL. DJK plans to release a tell-all book on Iowa’s program in the near future, and from what we’ve already heard, it is going to be scathing. But it looks as if Iowa fans...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Iowa WR upset with program, Ferentz, wants to do tell-all book

Derrell Johnson-Koulianos, for those who don’t remember, was a star wide receiver for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 2007-2010, and still owns the records for most receiving yards and career receptions in school history. But DJK, as he was/is known, was arrested and charged with numerous drug-related crimes in December of his senior season, leading to a suspension for his team’s bowl...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa LT Brandon Scherff to skip draft, return for senior year

Iowa left tackle Brandon Scherff says he's staying with the Hawkeyes for his senior season. Scherff was believed to be a potential first-round pick in next spring's NFL draft. But Scherff announced Monday that he's skipping the draft and returning to Iowa in 2014. Scherff has started all 12 games for Iowa (8-4, 5-3 Big Ten) this season and was a first-team All-Big Ten...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes earn Outback Bowl bid vs. LSU

The Iowa Hawkeyes (8-4, 5-3 Big Ten) and head coach Kirk Ferentz have rebounded from an abysmal 2012 campaign to earn a spot in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 against the LSU Tigers (9-3, 5-3 SEC). Iowa has reached a bowl game 12 times with Ferentz’s under the helm and non-more impressive – minus the squad’s 2010 Orange Bowl win – than this year’s bid to play against SEC-powerhouse...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawkeyes Bowl Update (12/7 7:30am)

We’ll be updating this blog as games unfold this weekend. TWO UP SEEMS HIGHLY LIKELY The 2-up scenario means two Big Ten teams into the BCS.  This was a strong possibility before Friday’s Northern Illinois-Bowling Green game but seems highly likely now that Bowling Green beat Northern Illinois.  Why? If Michigan State loses to Ohio State, it must remain in the Top 14 to be...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa football, Ferentz achieve redemption

Eight. That is the number of wins the Iowa Hawkeyes (8-4, 5-3 Big Ten) finished their surprising 2013 season with after a convincing 38-17 road victory over Big Ten Legends foe Nebraska (8-4, 5-3) on Nov. 29. Coming into this season many thought (including myself) that the Hawkeyes were doomed for a five or six win season at best. On paper, Iowa didn’t resemble a team that would...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Iowa Righted Its Ship?

The Iowa football team site at 7-4 on the season with a chance to make this campaign head turner if it can win its final game at Nebraska.  8-4 is a world better than 7-5 and both outcomes are probably better than what the majority of the fanbase expected out of this season. While it’s too early to definitely say ‘the ship has been righted’, there is a major sign indicating...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa’s transition into the future will be difficult

The Iowa Hawkeyes roster is about to undergo a massive overhaul when it recognizes its 15 seniors graduating in May on Saturday against the Michigan Wolverines. Iowa (6-4, 3-3 in Big Ten) and Michigan (7-3, 3-3) are both tied for fourth in the Legends division of the Big Ten with three wins apiece. Each team is currently bowl eligible and will be battling inside of Kinnick Stadium...
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Iowa student 'Vodka Samm' speaks out for the first time

Samantha ‘Vodka Samm’ Goudie made quite a few headlines last August, when her on-the-field and in-the-jail-cell antics lead to national fame. The University of Iowa student gained national notoriety after attempting to storm the Hawkeye’s field, blowing a staggering .341 BAC, and tweeting ‘Just went to jail #yolo’, transforming the student into a twitter sensation. After...
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October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Painting of Iowa Hawkeyes drunky fan ‘Vodka Samm’ for sale on eBay (photo)

Samantha Goudie, a 22-year-old student at the University of Iowa better known as “Vodka_samm” (her now infamous Twitter handle), enjoyed her 15 minutes of booze-soaked fame — if she remembers it at all — after Deadspin chronicled her inebriated exploits when she attempted to storm the field during an Iowa Hawkeyes game against Northern Illinois. […]The post Painting of...
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September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes fan 'Vodka Samm' gets epic painting

Iowa City, IA, artist Heidi Atkins McEchron was so taken by Hawkeyes fan Samantha Goudie blowing a .341 on the breathalyzer prior to the August 31st home game against Northern Illinois that she commemorated it with an oil painting. Titled “An Intelligent Young Woman With a Bright Future,” McEchron’s painting is selling on eBay for $146.50 (as of 1 PM ET Wednesday). Here’s...
Via Lost Lettermen
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Mug shot for drunk Iowa fan surfaces

Iowa Hawkeyes fan Samantha Goudie became an internet celebrity after getting arrested at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday and blowing a .341 on a breathalyzer test, then tweeting about the incident under her now-defunct Twitter handle of @Vodka_samm. Goudie’s 15 minutes of infamy aren’t up yet as the 22-year-old’s mugshot has now surfaced on the internet and it’s about what you’d...
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Girl gets hit in face with bat at Iowa tailgate

Just a few observations of a University of Iowa bro, his diet Zima and his wiffleball bat: 1. Nice sunglasses band, man. You’re tailgating. You aren’t at a Wham! concert. And even if you were at a Wham! concert, those people would be making fun of you too. 2. How’d you get the Skittle in the Zima if you were only using the tiny hole at the end of the bat? Your loss. 3. Brilliant...
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September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Is this Iowa’s throwback uniform?

Perhaps this uniform isn’t real. Perhaps it’s just a strange creation from an Iowa fan that found a mannequin, created a throwback using inspiration of rejected Crayola colors, and propped up some Iowa merchandise to make this whole thing look authentic. OR, perhaps this really is the Iowa uniform – or at least something similar [...]
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June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

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