Former Iowa defensive coordinator Norm Parker, 72, died in January, and the Hawkeyes will honor the longtime defensive coordinator in 2014 with a “Norm” decal on the back right of their helmet. Parker, who joined the Hawkeyes in 1999, retired after the 2011 season. See all of the latest Big Ten fashion trends: Under Parker, the 2011 AFCA Assistant Coach of the Year and 2004 and 2005 Frank Broyles finalist, the Iowa defense ranked among the top 10 nationally in rushing defense five times and in the top 10 in scoring defense three times. In 2010, Iowa was fifth nationally
In the fast-paced world of sports and social media, BTN.com now offers in-game Big Ten highlights on Twitter. When a big play happens or a memorable moment occurs, BTN.com editors will post and share the video in a matter of minutes.
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A University of Iowa professor who donned a robot costume to heckle Bill Clinton and Michele Bachmann has now set his sights on one of his school's famous quirks: the visiting team's pink locker room at Kinnick Stadium.
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Not many people know the Big Ten as well as former Iowa quarterback Chuck Long. Tom Dienhart goes one-on-one in this Q&A with the former Hawkeye standout.
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