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The 50 Greatest Plays in Iowa Hawkeyes Football History
The 50 Greatest Plays in Iowa Hawkeyes Football History

The 50 Greatest Plays in Iowa Hawkeyes Football History

By Michael Maxwell, Foreword by Kirk Ferentz, Foreword by Gary Dolphin

The 50 Greatest Plays

SPORTS & RECREATION

218 Pages, 8 x 9

Formats: Cloth, PDF

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ISBN 9781617498039

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Triumph Books (Aug 2008)

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Overview

The play-by-play account of the best Iowa Hawkeyes moments
In a series that explores the logic-defying comebacks and tough losses, the dramatic interceptions, fumbles, game-winning field goals, and touchdowns that shape a fan’s greatest memories of their beloved team, this book does not disappoint as the ultimate collector’s item for Hawkeyes fans. It chronicles the most famous moments in the University of Iowa’s football history, including Warren Holloway's miraculous game-ending catch in the Capital One Bowl; "The Kick," Rob Houghtlin's game-winning 29-yard field goal against Michigan in 1985; Gordon Locke's one-yard touchdown plunge to hand Notre Dame their first loss in three years; and Chuck Long's touchdown run in the closing minute to clinch a comeback win over Michigan State. The descriptions of each play are accompanied with game information and quotes from participants, players, and observers with firsthand accounts.

Author Biography

Michael Maxwell is an environmental consultant. He earned his MS in geology at the University of Iowa. He lives in Chicago. Kirk Ferentz is the head football coach at the University of Iowa. He is formerly head football coach at the University of Maine, and was assistant coach to the Cleveland Browns and also the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He was a linebacker with the University of Connecticut as a college student. He lives in Iowa City, Iowa. Gary Dolphin is the radio play-by-play broadcaster for the University of Iowa football and men's basketball teams for Learfield Sports and the Iowa Hawkeye Sports Network. He has held various other positions on radio and television, including a broadcaster position with Northwestern University athletics. He has twice been named "Iowa Sportscaster of the Year" by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. He lives in Peosta, Iowa.

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