GAME DAY. Iowa vs. Northern Iowa kicks off at 11:00 am CT on the Big Ten Network. The game will also be on the radio. WHO 1040 for Des Moines. WMT 600 for Cedar Rapids. For an online stream, check out BTN2Go. There's not a vegas line but offshore betting sites have the Hawks -15.
HERE'S YOUR WEATHER. Looks like the rain is out of the forecast and the temps look mild.
YOUR HONORARY CAPTAIN.
Former Iowa OL Dace Richardson is the Hawkeyes honorary captain this week: pic.twitter.com/0KhS6D2ErY— marcmorehouse (@marcmorehouse) August 28, 2014
YOUR KID CAPTAIN.
BECAUSE OF THE RAIN. Iowa has announced special parking exceptions for the Finkbine Golf Course parking area.
#qctimes Iowa announces at least half of grass parking normally available to the public at Finkbine Golf Course will be closed for UNI game— Steve Batterson (@sbatt79) August 27, 2014
LET'S GO RIGHT TO PREDICTIONS. You're probably not going to find many that will pick an FCS upset. So, Iowa is the unanimous pick on ESPN.com's Big Ten blog. I'm not looking too hard beyond that. This predictions section will bulk up as more important games lie ahead.
TWITTER LIST. If you're new here. This is a list of Iowa media that will have updates up until kickoff (and beyond). Stay informed with the latest from the booth.
- Loaded backfields make it B1G's Year of RB
- 2-Minute Drill: The Northern Iowa Panthers
- Hlas Podcast: Jim Sullivan, Waterloo Courier
- CFT 2014 Preseason Preview: Playoff Darkhorses
- Hoops: Hawkeye recruiting class will be forward-heavy
- Hawkeyes attack passing routes from plenty of directions
- 10@10: Linebacker growth, UNI's opportunity and parking limitations
- Ferentz won't let himself get too excited about running game
- Chuck Long Q&A: 'Michigan State has the lead in the East'
- Wide receivers poised for production
- Old Capitol to open football exhibit
- Football can be special this year
- Hawkeye 10@10: 300-pound quarterbacks, sushi and Hayden Fry
- Weisman a staple since Northern Iowa in 2012
- Hawkeyes best of West? Give it a firm maybe
- Podcast: 'On Iowa' breaks down UNI
- Vital signs
- Big Ten bowl projections: Preseason
- Kidd ready to follow in his father's footsteps
- Three and Out: Three players worth talking about