Kinnick Stadium turf receives final touches

June 11, 2009

IOWA CITY, Iowa — It isn’t even the middle of June, but there is already a feeling of football buzzing around Iowa City and more specifically, Kinnick Stadium.

The final touches have been applied to the new playing surface and a few rookie student-athletes showed up early to get a behind-the-scenes view of their future Saturday `home away from home.’ View the photo gallery to see which Hawkeye football freshmen are lending a hand to the Kinnick Stadium staff before practices begin. To look at the eight images — found exclusively on — click HERE.

Iowa opens the season Sept. 5 against Northern Iowa inside Kinnick Stadium.

2009 Iowa Football Season Ticket Application (v3a)