Iowa plays host the Ball State out of the Mid-American Conference Saturday. The Hawkeyes began watching film on their Week 2 opponent during the holiday weekend. They talked about what they expect from the Cardinals.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - After Iowa's hard-fought victory against FCS-level Northern Iowa in Week 1, visiting Ball State of the Mid-American Conference has the Hawkeyes' full attention.
In addition to the close game against UNI, Iowa fell to MAC member Northern Illinois at home last year. In '12, Central Michigan of the MAC knocked off the Hawkeyes in Kinnick Stadium.
Ball State has reach the postseason the last three years. This past Saturday, the Cardinals rolled up more than 500 yards of offense in knocking off Colgate, 30-10.
You can watch what Iowa Head Coach Kirk Ferentz and his Hawkeye players had to say about Ball State in this HI TV compilation video of comments: