Hawkeyes are going bowling
Iowa will be playing LSU in the Outback Bowl on Wednesday, Jan. 1, at noon.
The LSU Tigers, ranked 15th in the nation, finished the season 9-3. That includes a win over Auburn, which is playing in the BCS championship game.
The only time Iowa has ever played LSU was in the Capital One Bowl in 2005. Drew Tate found Warren Holloway for a 56-yard game-winning touchdown with time running out and Iowa won, 30-25.
Also congratulations to James Morris for being named Capital One First Team Academic All-American.
James holds a 3.84 grade point average and is majoring in political science. He is the 11th Hawkeye to be earn first team honors on the Capital One squad.
James has 41 career starts and has 392 tackles to rank sixth all-time in Hawkeye career stops. He leads Iowa this season in tackles for loss (15.5), sacks (6) and pass interceptions (4).