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Fans in the first row at Kinnick Stadium build a unique relationship with opposing teams.

Iowa first-row fans, looking back at the Wisconsin rivalry and breaking down the run game

Iowa football is always the main topic in Iowa Breakfast Club, Land of 10’s daily Hawkeyes notebook — but we cover news, notes and analysis across Hawkeyes sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Iowa football, recruiting, basketball and more.

Say what?

Fans sitting in the first row at Kinnick Stadium build a special relationship with opposing players. Land of 10 looked into it and, of course, their heckling.

What a difference a decade makes

The Iowa-Wisconsin football game went from being shelved to the marquee game in the Big Ten West. Land of 10 examines how it happened within the last 10 years.

Running past the opposition

Iowa expects running backs Akrum Wadley and James Butler to share carries and be the backbone of the offense. Rob Howe of takes stock of the running back rotation and why their ability to help each other between series is so important.

Future scheduling

Does Iowa have a future playing on Black Friday beyond the 2019 football season? Tom Kakert of tackles the question.

Airing it out

Jeremiah Davis of The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette previews the North Texas football team. The Mean Green run the Air Raid offense. The Hawkeyes need to be prepared for spread formations and plenty of passing.

Mailbag time

Is wide receivers coach Kelton Copeland a magical wizard? How big of a lead does Iowa need to insert its backups? Those questions, and more, are answered in the Land of 10 Iowa football mailbag.

No chance

Any hope of the ESPN College GameDay show coming to Iowa for the Penn State game on Sept. 23 vanished on Thursday. ESPN announced its college football pregame show will air from New York City next week.