Iowa Defense Faces A Challenge Against Northwestern

Iowa’s defense faces a tough challenge in Saturday’s home opener against Northwestern.

Led by Indiana transfer Peyton Ramsey at quarterback the Wildcats piled up 325 yards of rushing in a season opening win over Maryland. Hawkeye linebacker Barrington Wade.

Junior defensive tackle Daviyon Nixon had a strong outing against Purdue but is looking to make even more progress.

Nixon says the Northwestern offensive line will be a challenge.

Junior safety Jack Koerner says Northwestern’s run game will be tough to contain.

Iowa blanked Northwestern 20-0 a year ago but the Wildcats have claimed three of the last four games in the series.



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