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2016 Schedule
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1dCFB Vegas Experts

Iowa betting preview, win projection and title odds

Phil Steele, "Stanford Steve" Coughlin and Chris Fallica give their thoughts on Iowa. What is the best bet for the Hawkeyes' title odds, season win total and more?

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1dSharon Katz and Mark Schlabach

Man vs. metric: Two views on each top 25 team's toughest game

What matters more: What you see on the field or what you see in the analytics? Mark Schlabach and Sharon Katz discuss each top 25 team's toughest game of the year through those two lenses.

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1dTodd McShay

McShay's top DB prospects for 2017

Todd McShay ranks the top 10 cornerbacks and safeties on his draft board heading into the 2016 college football season, including Oklahoma's Jordan Thomas.

What's the value of a strength and conditioning coach? (2:26)
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Desmond King clearly the best corner

The Iowa senior corner tied a school record with eight interceptions last season and won the Thorpe Award as the nation's best defensive back. All-American team

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3dJesse Temple

Big Ten season preview: Iowa Hawkeyes

With high expectations in 2016, Iowa, which had a perfect regular season in 2015, is finding motivation in its disappointing 0-2 finish last season.

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Star-stacked: 2016 ESPN preseason All-Americans

Deshaun Watson, Leonard Fournette, Christian McCaffrey ... yep, familiar faces dominate the ESPN preseason All-American team. But there are plenty of fresh faces on the rise too.

Voters have history of misjudging Iowa

Iowa is No. 17 in the preseason AP Poll. The last time the Hawkeyes were ranked in the preseason (No. 9 in 2010), they finished the season unranked. Last year, Iowa started unranked and finished No. 9. AP Top 25

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7dJesse Temple

Big Ten position outlook: Defensive backs

Iowa and Michigan have the best secondaries in the Big Ten, but Michigan State and Nebraska aren't far behind. Ohio State, meanwhile, has concerns.

Which CFB QB is NFL ready? (0:55)
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8dJesse Temple

Big Ten position outlook: Defensive line

The Big Ten's best defensive lines are headed by Michigan's talented group, which enters the season as one of the best units in the country.

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Hawkeyes will need more from Kittle

George Kittle and Henry Krieger Coble were a solid tight end tandem last season. Now that Coble is gone, Kittle will likely have more opportunities to shine. Breakout players (Insider)

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9dDan Murphy

Big Ten position outlook: Pass-catchers

The Wolverines boast arguably the best group of pass-catchers in the Big Ten, but Nebraska and Penn State aren't far behind.

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9dPhil Steele

A preseason top 25 without Alabama at No. 1

Last year's CFP teams all look like title threats again in 2016. But who can challenge Alabama's budding dynasty? Here's Phil Steele's top 40, which starts with Florida State.

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9dAdam Rittenberg

Revealing the top 10 coaching secret weapons

They are the names you don't know but yet they might have the biggest impact of any coach on the staff. Meet the 10 biggest coaching secret weapons in the country.


CFB Preview 2016: No. 23 Iowa Hawkeyes

Just like last year, MLB Josey Jewell and the Hawkeyes defense should be tough to score on. The question is, can the Iowa offense produce enough to win double digit games again in 2016?

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10dTodd McShay

McShay's top QB prospects for 2017

Todd McShay ranks the top 10 quarterbacks on his draft board headed into the 2016 college football season, including Clemson's Deshaun Watson.

Team Stats

Passing Yards201.890th
Rushing Yards192.040th
Points For32.151st
Points Against18.515th

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