Iowa offers mobile ticket plan

For the first time, the Iowa athletic department is offering a mobile ticket plan for the upcoming football season.

The Fight for Iowa Mobile Pass is an alternative season-ticket experience, offering electronic tickets to seven home games for $249.99. Up to eight tickets may be ordered at once.

Seat locations will be different for each game, delivered electronically each week to a mobile device. Fans will be guaranteed seat assignments in the East or West grandstand for at least two of the seven games.

Iowa is limiting sales of the mobile passes to 500. They are available now at

Fight For Iowa passes are expected to also be available at a later date for many other sports.

Jewell makes Butkus, Wuerffel lists

Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell was named Monday to the watch lists for the Butkus Award and Wuerffel Trophy.

Jewell was one of five finalists last year for the Butkus Award, presented to college football's top linebacker. The Wuerffel Trophy is presented annually to the Football Bowl Subdivision player who best combines exemplary community service with academic achievement.

The senior from Decorah, Iowa, finished second in the Big Ten last season with 124 tackles.

ISU's Ryen makes Hornung list

Trever Ryen, a senior wide receiver and punt returner for the Iowa State football team, was named Monday to the preseason watch list for the Paul Hornung Award.

The award is given by the Louisville Sports Commission to the most versatile player in major college football.

Ryen averaged 16.5 yards on punt returns last season and also finished second on the team with 37 pass receptions.