Iowa will try to break a two-game losing streak at Indiana on Saturday.
IOWA CITY, IA (KTIV) -- -
The Hawkeyes are 4-4 with four games to go, starting Saturday at Indiana. After a 2-0 start in the Big Ten, Iowa hasn't looked good in losses to Penn State and Northwestern and some fans are starting to wonder where the next week might come from.
Head coach Kirk Ferentz is the longest tenured Big Ten coach, and some fans say the program is getting stale. Iowa ranks 100th in the country in passing offense and 107th in scoring offense.
The Hawks are one point underdogs to the Hoosiers, but they say they're just focusing on being prepared to play.
"We're doing our best every week in practice," said quarterback James Vandenberg. "We've put together some good weeks of practice and we're just looking for that opportunity to go prove it on the field again."
"I think we have good players. I think we have good coaches," said Kirk Ferentz. There's still four games to go. Our intention is to have a good week of practice and play well Saturday."
"Some of us seniors have been around for some of those rough patches," said center James Ferentz. "I remember our first year on campus in '08, there was a stint there where it wasn't looking very good. You just have to believe in this program and I think we have guys that do that."
Iowa and Indiana (3-5) play at 2:30 Saturday on the Big Ten Network.
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