Filling out Iowa’s recruiting class, the hatred of Cy-Hawk week, a new Hawkeyes game-day tradition

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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.

Filling out the recruiting class

Iowa holds 13 commitments for the Class of 2018. How are the Hawkeyes likely to fill the class? Blair Sanderson of discussed the remaining needs for the program.

Hate, hate, hate

Rivalries are about hate, aren’t they? Jeremiah Davis of the Cedar Rapids Gazette takes a look at five things about the Iowa-Iowa State series, including his take on embracing the petty. Come for the hatred, but stay for the 1980s beer discussion.

A new tradition

Iowa started a new tradition by waving to those watching the game from the Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital in the season opener. Land of 10 talked to those who watched the game from the hospital for their thoughts on the newest part of Iowa football game days.

Glory days

The Des Moines Register re-ran the 1979 Iowa-Iowa State game story on Wednesday. Maury White reported on Hayden Fry’s first Cy-Hawk win as the Iowa coach back 38 years ago.

Key to the passing game

Land of 10 explained why the development of tight end Noah Fant is vital to the progress of quarterback Nate Stanley this year. The growth of one will help the growth of the other.

Player of the game

Cornerback Josh Jackson put together a breakout performance in the season opener Land of 10 discusses why he’ll need another big game against Iowa State. Jackson’s play is critical for the Hawkeyes to walk out of Jack Trice Stadium with a victory.

Head games

How did Miguel Recinos beat out returning starter Keith Duncan for field goal duties? By working on his mental side, as Marc Morehouse of the Cedar Rapids Gazette reports.

Mailbag time

How is Iowa approaching quarterbacks in the Class of 2018? Where do the Hawkeyes sit with Class of 2019 quarterback Max Duggan? Those questions and more in the Land of 10 recruiting mailbag.

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