Iowa to Wait on Heisman Hype

By John Campbell, TV9

Iowa's Shonn Greene runs toward the endzone past Allen Langford of Wisconsin for a touchdown in the third quarter at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, October 18, 2008. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette)

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By John Campbell

Iowa City-Fans and local reporters are talking Heisman consideration for Iowa runningback Shonn Greene, but the University is low keying all the talk so far.

Should Iowa beat Illinois on Saturday and Greene would have another great day, the Iowa marketing department might get more involved in an active campaign to bring national attention to Greene.

Greene has come on the scene much as Brad Banks in 2002. Banks didn't get much consideration until after the Hawks flattened Michigan on a game on ESPN.

Iowa's next two games will be on ABC.

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