Sugar Bowl '11: Which team has momentum?

December 20, 2010

By Zack Meisel
Dec. 17, 2010

Momentum is a funny thing.

It can be cause for a turnaround, helping to salvage a season thought to have been left in the dust.

It can also serve as a downward spiral, signaling a season gone up in flames and out of control.

Iowa sat at 7-2 before losing consecutive games to Northwestern and Ohio State.

Against the Buckeyes, only a 14-yard scamper by Terrelle Pryor on fourth-and-10 late in the fourth quarter stood between the Hawkeyes and an upset.

Clearly, Kirk Ferentz