Dolphin is a three-time Iowa Sportscaster of the Year. He is in his 21st year of broadcasting Iowa football and basketball on the Hawkeye Radio Network. Dolphin, overall, is in his 45th year of play-by-play broadcasting, which includes seven years of broadcasting basketball games for Northwestern University.
The Maryland Terrapins won, By SportsDirect Inc. Iowa is looking to continue its surprisingly good season and improve to for only the second time in school history when it hosts Maryland on Saturday in Big Ten play.
Not much was expected of Iowa prior to the season, but reeling off seven consecutive victories has dramatically altered the landscape. They line up and play good hard-nosed, clean football in all three phases.
Senior running back Brandon Ross has a team-best yards and his 2, career yards rank 12th in school history while pushing him within 85 yards of the Top Senior cornerback Sean Davis leads the nation with five forced fumbles and has two interceptions while sophomore middle linebacker Jermaine Carter team-best 68 tackles , junior defensive end Yannick Ngakoue team-leading nine sacks and junior cornerback William Likely nine passes defensed also are standouts.
Senior running back Jordan Canzeri yards, nine touchdowns will miss the game with a lower left leg injury and sophomore Akrum Wadley will be making his first start after replacing Canzeri against Northwestern and rushing for yards while tying the school mark of four rushing touchdowns.
The Hawkeyes are allowing just Likely had a yard interception return for touchdown as Maryland posted a victory last season in the first meeting between the teams. This is the fifth time Iowa has been — the best start belongs to the squad that won its first nine games.
Both teams have solid return specialists — Likely has returned two punts for scores while ranking third nationally with a LINE: Iowa