HN.com Iowa/Penn State Preview

Each week, we put together a roundtable, a simulation and more in preparation for Iowa's match up of the week. This week, it's Penn State. See what the Xbox had to say about the match-up, check out the stats, read HN's coverage of the 2004 matchup, and much more in this free HawkeyeNation preview.

Iowa Hawkeyes 2-3 (0-2)

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Penn State Nittany Lions 3-2 (0-2)



Random Facts

  • Penn State is one of only four Big Ten teams that Iowa has beaten in their last matchup. Illinois, Purdue, and Michigan State are the other three.
  • The last time Iowa played Penn State was in 2004, when Iowa won 6-4 in Happy Valley, the lowest combined score in the series.
  • Iowa trails in this series 9-10.
  • Iowa has won 5 of the last 6 against Penn State, including the last 4 in State College, PA.
  • Iowa LB Jeremiha Hunter, of Harrisburg, PA was a highly recruited player in the class of 2006. According to Hunter back in 2006, Penn State was his second choice.
  • Penn State LB Sean Lee, out of Upper St. Clair HS (Kirk Ferentz's high school) committed to Penn State. According to Lee, Iowa was his second choice.

This Week

Oct 3, 2007 PSU Week: Rafael Eubanks Q&A Premium Story - Iowa center Rafael Eubanks Tuesday session with the Iowa media
Oct 3, 2007 PSU Week: Jake Christensen Q&A Premium Story - Weekly Q&A with Iowa quarterback Jake Christensen
Oct 2, 2007 Howe: Iowa Players Focused on Task at Hand - HN.com Columnist Looks for Pulse of Team
Oct 2, 2007 PSU Week: AUDIO - Albert Young Premium Story - Albert Young spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Oct 2, 2007 PSU Week: AUDIO - Harold Dalton Premium Story - Harold Dalton spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Oct 2, 2007 PSU Week: AUDIO - Rafael Eubanks - Rafael Eubanks spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Oct 2, 2007 PSU Week: AUDIO - Jake Christensen - Jake Christensen spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Oct 2, 2007 PSU Week: AUDIO - Mitch King - Mitch King spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Oct 2, 2007 PSU Week: AUDIO - Trey Stross Premium Story - Trey Stross spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Oct 2, 2007 PSU Week: AUDIO - Kirk on the Side Premium Story - Kirk Ferentz spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Oct 2, 2007 PSU Week: Kirk on the Side Transcript - Read what Kirk had to say following his press conference.
Oct 2, 2007 Ferentz Talks About Challenges, PSU - Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz talks about the challenges facing his progarm, and PSU

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