Iowa Football: Jewel Hampton Out, Next Man In

Posted by Tim Weideman on September-2-2009 Add Comments

Did you hear that? It was the collective sharp intake of breath from most Iowa Hawkeye football fans.

That's the response most people could expect when learning that Jewel Hampton is out for the season. Hampton was supposed to be Iowa's hope for putting together the season Hawk fans everywhere were hoping for.

Well, he's gone. We should go find the darkest corner of our basements, assume the fetal position and find a pillow to squeeze the life out of while we soak it in tears, right?


Stand up, man! It's time to realize that the world is not ending and Hampton's injury, though certainly not a blessing, does not spell out the doom of Iowa's 2009 run.

Take a lesson from history. Coach Kirk Ferentz's...

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