Here’s the latest on what they are saying about the Iowa Hawkeyes around the country:
The last time the Iowa Hawkeyes walked into Ohio Stadium, they nearly left with roses in their mouths.
The Big Ten’s official championship game didn’t arrive until the 2011 season, but Iowa and Ohio State played for the league title on Nov. 14, 2009. Both teams entered the game 5-1 in Big Ten play, and the winner would gain a head-to-head tiebreaker, making the results of the following week irrelevant. That afternoon and early evening, a Rose Bowl berth was on the line in Columbus, Ohio.
Urban Meyer has yet to lose since taking the job at Ohio State, and he’s beginning to sense pressure among his players to keep that streak alive.
He said that’s the last thing he wants on their minds as the fourth-ranked Buckeyes go for their 19th consecutive victory when they host Iowa on Saturday.
A pair of well-rested Big Ten Conference foes do battle on Saturday afternoon, as the Iowa Hawkeyes challenge the fourth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes.
Both teams had byes last week, and Iowa brings a 4-2 record into this contest, while OhioState is perfect at 6-0.