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Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley will need to play one of his better games against Penn State.

Iowa’s Nate Stanley’s bull market must continue, Kahlil Hill opens up about past and stopping Trace McSorley

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.

The bull market must continue

Quarterback Nate Stanley’s progress is trending upward like a hot stock. Land of 10 explains why Stanley must play his best game to date if Iowa is to upset No. 4 Penn State on Saturday.

Nothing but the truth

Brian Finley of caught up with former Iowa wide receiver Kahlil Hill on Wednesday. Hill was honest and open about his past, including his 1999 suspension, a dependence on painkillers and the time he blacked out for four days and woke up in jail.

Defensive priority

The Penn State offense is loaded with playmakers. The most dangerous may be quarterback Trace McSorley. Land of 10 explains what makes him so good and why he should remind Iowa fans of former Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa.

The wave

Adam Kramer of Bleacher Report watched the Iowa-North Texas game from the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. He recaps everything, from the surprising first smell you encounter, to the families there, to the wave from the Kinnick Stadium fans at the end of the first quarter.

Spreading out the tight ends

Iowa is relying on a pair of youngsters at tight end. Noah Fant is a sophomore. T.J. Hockenson is a redshirt freshman. Marc Morehouse of the Cedar Rapids Gazette takes a look at how the two are developing so fast and their impact on the offense.

Bowl update

Erick Smith of USA Today Sports released his latest bowl projections on Wednesday. He sees Iowa heading to California to play in the Foster Farms Bowl.

Mailbag time

How many 4- and 5-star recruits is Iowa after? Is that number higher in the Class of 2019 than 2018? Those questions, and more, in the Land of 10 Iowa recruiting mailbag.

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