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Hawkeyes prepare to face mirror image in Wisconsin

IOWA CITY (KWWL)-- The Iowa Hawkeyes' game this Saturday against  Wisconsin is just another critical test along the Big Ten journey.

But of course in terms of comparing both football programs, there are probably no more similar than the Hawkeyes and Badgers.

It begins with the coaching tree: current badger head coach Brett Bielema, former Wisconsin head coach Barry Alvarez along with Kirk Ferentz are all proteges of the great Hayden Fry.

Coach Ferentz says it's only natural the two programs mirror each other.

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