HN.com Iowa/MSU Preview

The Iowa Hawkeyes return home this weekend to take on the Michigan State Spartans. Set for an 11:05 kickoff from Kinnick Stadium, the game is a pivotal one for the Hawkeyes. Read up on the stats, check out the simulation, read anything you might have missed from this week, take a look back at the 2004 match-up and as always, check out the Six Questions with the HN Staff in this free preview!

Iowa Hawkeyes 3-5 (1-4)

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Michigan State Spartans 5-3 (1-3)



Random Facts

  • Iowa leads the overall series 19-17-2.
  • Michigan State has not won in iowa City since 1989, beaing Iowa 17-4.
  • The last time a coach beat Iowa in his first year at Michigan State was 1973, when Denny Stolz beat the Hawkeyes 15-6 in Iowa City.
  • When Norm Parker was an assistant at Michigan State, his record against the Hawks was 4-5-1.
  • Michigan State has had four coaches named George. Iowa has had none.

This Week

Oct 25, 2007 WR Q&A With Lester Erb Premium Story - Iowa wide receiver coach spoke with the media about his group and their progress
Oct 24, 2007 MSU Week: Mitch King Q&A Premium Story - Junior defensive lineman Mitch King answers questions from the media
Oct 24, 2007 MSU Week: Jake Christensen Q&A Premium Story - Iowa quaterback Jake Christensen talks about this week's opponent and more
Oct 23, 2007 MSU Week: AUDIO - Tony Moeaki - Tony Moeaki spoke with the media on Tuesday
Oct 23, 2007 MSU Week: AUDIO - Lester Erb - Lester Erb spoke with the media on Tuesday
Oct 23, 2007 MSU Week: AUDIO - Albert Young Premium Story - Albert Young spoke with the media on Tuesday about issues on and off the field.
Oct 23, 2007 Howe: Don't Blame Ferentz for Misconduct - HN Columnist Rob Howe Takes a Look at Iowa's Recent Off-Field Woes
Oct 23, 2007 MSU Week: Kirk on the Side Transcript Premium Story - Kirk Ferentz spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Oct 23, 2007 MSU Week: Kirk Ferentz Presser Q&A - Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz talks about his program, and Michigan State
Oct 23, 2007 MSU Week: AUDIO - Kirk on the Side Premium Story - Kirk Ferentz spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Oct 23, 2007 MSU Week: AUDIO - Mitch King Premium Story - Mitch King spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Oct 23, 2007 MSU Week: AUDIO - Mike Humpal - Mike Humpal spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Oct 23, 2007 MSU Week: AUDIO - Jake Christensen Premium Story - Jake Christensen spoke with the media on Tuesday.

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