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What It Means to Be a Hawkeye Radio Tour

I mentioned in my last post that I’m trying to do a better job of recognizing people in the media who have complimented my books.  I recently looked back at some of my earlier posts and realized that October 2011 was one of the most fun months I’ve had during my writing journey…and so far, I’ve completely failed to mention that month!  So take a trip back with me, if you will, to a year and a half ago – long before this website was launched – and let me tell you about one of my favorite professional experiences: the What It Means to Be a Hawkeye radio tour….

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Hawkeye Heisman Trophy Finalists

The Iowa Hawkeyes have had ten Heisman Trophy finalists over the years.  This week we’ve looked back on Iowa’s only Heisman Trophy winner, Nile Kinnick, as well as the four Hawkeyes (Alex Karras, Randy Duncan, Chuck Long, and Brad Banks) who came in second in the voting for the award.  Iowa’s four Heisman Trophy runner ups put them second in the nation (behind Oklahoma) in the number of guys who have finished just short of winning the award. Interestingly enough, while Iowa has had one player finish first and four others place second, no Hawkeye has ever finished third, fourth, or…

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Hawkeyes in the NFL

As the rain comes down in DC, I’ve come to realize that nothing washes away a bad loss on Saturday quite like watching NFL football on Sunday.  This is especially true when former Hawkeyes are in action all across the league!  Since I haven’t done so yet this year, let’s take a look at how some of these Hawks are making their mark in the big leagues. Hawkeyes in the NFL The Iowa Hawkeyes rank in the top ten in the nation with 25 active alumni on NFL rosters.  Here are six of those Hawkeyes making waves in the NFL….

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