Hawkeye news links to read while you wait for the big game.
This is pretty awesome. The University of Iowa Libraries put up a whole collection of Nile Kinnick items. It's got newspaper clippings and letters to his family and correspondences regarding his...
Nebraska and Iowa Athletic Directors will announce the name of their new rivalry trophy, which may contain a reference to a "Hero".
The number 24 is well represented by two of the most heralded figures in Big Ten history. In 1924, Red Grange became legend, playing one of the greatest games in history against Michigan. #24 Nile Kinnick remains one of Iowa's greatest heroes.
Herky as Captain America isn't the only one with a comic book. I was looking for a picture of the Big Ten coin (which only turned up 1 picture, a sadly unsuccessful search. Thanks a lot google), but I did come across this gem. I had no idea that Kinnick was still enough popular enough of a story to be the lead in a comic book. OT: Also, HFMR will be happy to know that the magic potato pictures show up on page 6 of the "big ten kinnick coin" search. Way to be immortalized!