Jake Christensen's father told the Des Moines Register that his son has been rooting for the Hawkeyes all season. It sure doesn't seem that the former Iowa quarterback has felt that way in comments he has made. Perhaps an apology is in order if he returns to watch his ex-teammates and coaches play at Kinnick on Saturday.
November 5, 2009
There seems to be some relief in Hawkeye Nation that Ricky Stanzi has secured the starting quarterback position based on his play and that of Jake Christensen the last four weeks. HN.com Columnist Rob Howe takes a closer look at the position battle and says its probably not settled yet. Read his thoughts in this opinion piece free to all visitors of the site.
September 23, 2008
Iowa mounted a nice comeback in its first road game of 2008, but the effort fell short in a 21-20 loss to Pittsburgh at Heinz Field. Starting QB Jake Christensen delivered from some plays, good and bad, in the setback and talks about his and the offense's performance in this premium postgame audio interview.
September 20, 2008
Nothing has had the Iowa fans talking more this season than the handling of the quarterback position. Heading into Week 4, some folks are uneasy about the rotation there. HN.com Columnist Rob Howe takes a look at the situation and tries to ease the mind of the worriers. See if he can ease your mind in this opinion piece.
September 16, 2008
Jake Christensen received the 'call from the bullpen' on Saturday, and his insertion into the game in the fourth quarter may have provided a spark for an Iowa offense that sputtered in the third quarter. He talks about the day, his range of emotions and much more in this lengthy Q&A
September 14, 2008
A week after many Iowa fans and media left him for dead at the quarterback position, Jake Christensen came in relief of Ricky Stanzi on Saturday and helped the Hawkeyes knock off rival Iowa State at Kinnick Stadium. The junior talked about his performance, the reception by the Iowa fans and more in this 11-minute audio interview.
September 13, 2008
A quarterback controversy could make the steadiest of hands a little bit shaky. While the controversy seems alive and well at Iowa, the competitors seem pretty steady. HN columnist Rob Howe spoke with the principals after Saturday's 42-0 victory against FIU at Kinnick Stadium. Read his thoughts in this post-game opinion piece.
September 6, 2008