Are the Hawkeyes a team on the upswing? Judging by preseason rankings, it would appear the college football world thinks so. Iowa won 31 games from 2002-04, then went a pedestrian 19-18 from 2005-07. The team rebounded and finished 9-4 in 2008, including a victory over Penn State that denied the Nittany Lions a shot at the Bowl Championship Series title game. The Hawkeyes were the only Big Ten team to win a bowl game, drilling South Carolina, 31-10, in the Outback. Running back Shonn Greene is gone, but the returning members of the offensive line total a Big Ten-best 98 career starts. Thanks to Grant!