Kickoff is set for just after 11 a.m. on Saturday and oh so much is at stake. It's Senior Day at Kinnick on Saturday. This record-setting bunch will try to make it a perfect 7-0 home record as they face off against Purdue (2-8, 1-5). Iowa would also clinch the Big Ten West Division title and a spot in the conference championship game with a victory. And, oh yeah, they'd also move their record to 11-0 and keep their national championship hopes alive. So yeah, they're kind of a big deal.

The game can be seen on ESPN2. The Hawks will be favored by around 3 touchdowns, but I'd expect to see every opponent from here on out trying to knock the Hawks off their pedestal. If the Hawks can take care of the Boilermakers, there's only one more mountain to climb in this regular season -- the day after Thanksgiving in Lincoln.

Saturday will be the last time the Hawks play at Kinnick in 2015... Photo: Matthew Holst


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