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Is former Iowa left tackle Riley Reiff (right) the first-half MVP of the Minnesota Vikings? It sounds like it,

Former Iowa LT Riley Reiff an MVP for Vikings; C.J. Beathard deserves another start for 49ers

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Who is the Minnesota Vikings MVP? None other than former Iowa left tackle Riley Reiff. Mark Craig, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, explains why Reiff is a key reason for the team’s 7-2 start.

One more start?

Does former Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard deserve another shot to lead the San Francisco 49ers following the bye week? After his big day Sunday, Jeff Smith of FanRag says yes, Jimmy Garoppolo can wait.

Break it down

Rob Howe, of, evaluated the film of in-state 2019 linebacker Jack Campbell. Howe liked Campbell’s athleticism and thinks a big senior year could be in store if Campbell adds some muscle and strength. The Hawkeyes offered Campbell in June.

What now?

Iowa can’t win the Big Ten West division any longer. Following the loss to Wisconsin what are the Hawkeyes playing for? Land of 10 takes a look.

Film study

What did the film review from the Wisconsin game show? Land of 10 highlights five lessons for the Hawkeyes to focus on from the loss.

Where did the tight ends go?

Chad Leistkow, of the Des Moines Register, looked into the question of tight ends on Monday. In short, the Badgers made blanketing the tight ends a priority in shutting down the Hawkeyes offense.

New York state of mind

Would Iowa fans flock to the Pinstripe Bowl if the Hawkeyes were sent to the Big Apple? Land of 10 tries to find the answer.

Now that’s a statline

Blair Sanderson, of, put together an Iowa football commit results roundup for last weekend. Commit Terry Roberts started off the Indiana postseason in fine style, catching 5 passes for 161 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also recorded 2 interceptions.

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