The Iowa Hawkeyes are the football team of the University of Iowa, which is ranked No. 25 among all college football programs. Iowa Hawkeyes football coach Kirk Ferentz is starting his 21st season, making him the NCAA's longest current, tenured Division I FBS head coach. The Hawkeyes bowl game record includes 32 appearances with 30 in the last 38 seasons and 16 in the last 18 seasons. Their bowl record is 16 wins, 15 losses and one tie. The 2019 season will be the Iowa Hawkeyes' 131st season and its 120th Big Ten season. A fun fact about the Hawkeyes' home stadium, Kinnick Stadium, is that the opposing team's locker room is pink. Hayden Fry, who was the Iowa Hawkeyes coach from 1979 to 1998, chose the color to “ ”calm“ ” the opposing team. Get your Iowa Hawkeyes football tickets at StubHub to enjoy this season's action.
In what conference do the Iowa Hawkeyes play?
The Iowa Hawkeyes football team is an NCAA Division I FBS team that plays in the West division of the Big Ten Conference.
Who are the Iowa Hawkeyes football rivals?
Iowa's rivals are Minnesota, Wisconsin and Nebraska. Although the teams have been playing since 1891, the Minnesota rivalry began in 1935 and is played for the Floyd of Rosedale trophy. The rivalry winner is Minnesota with an overall record of 62 wins, 48 losses and two ties. The trophy wins are close, but the trophy wins also go to Minnesota with 42 wins, 40 losses and two ties. The Floyd of Rosedale trophy is a bronze image of a pig that was the prize in a bet made by Minnesota Governor Floyd Olson, who successfully wagered that Minnesota would win in 1935. The Iowa and Minnesota game will be held on November 16 in Iowa. The Iowa and Nebraska rivalry is played for the Heroes Trophy. Nebraska joined the Big Ten Conference in 2011, which is when the rivalry began. Overall, Nebraska is the rivalry winner with 29 wins, 17 losses and three ties, but Iowa is the trophy winner with five wins and three losses. The game is played the Friday after Thanksgiving. This year, the game will be played on November 29. The Heartland Trophy is the prize in the Iowa and Wisconsin rivalry that began in 2004. The teams have played since 1894. Wisconsin is the overall winner with 47 wins, 43 losses and two ties and is also the trophy winner with eight wins and five losses. The Iowa and Wisconsin game will be held in Wisconsin on November 9.
What are considered the top 2019 Iowa Hawkeyes football games?
Besides the rivalry games, including the Iowa and Nebraska game on November 29, Iowa will be in Michigan on October 5. Iowa has played 60 games against Michigan since 1900 and has won 15 games, lost 41 games and tied four games.
Who are the 2019 players to watch?
The notable 2019 Iowa Hawkeyes football players are A. J. Epenseea, Alaric Jackson, Mekhi Sargent, Ihmir Smith-Marsette, Nathan Stanley, Tristen Wirfs and Toren Young.
Who are some notable Iowa Hawkeyes players?
Nile Kinnick, Chuck Long, Brad Banks, Alex Karras, Kahlil Hill, Dallas Clark, T.J. Hockenson, Desmond King, Rob Houghtlin, Frank Gilliam, Duke Slater, Gordon Locke, Aubrey Devine, Cal Jones, Randy Duncan, Larry Station, Emlen Tunnell, Paul Krause and Andre Tippett are among the great Iowa Hawkeyes football players.
What are the Iowa Hawkeyes' best finishes in the Big Ten Conference?
The Iowa Hawkeyes were the Big Ten champions in 1921, 1922, 1956, 1958, 1960 and 1981; and co-champions in 1900, 1985, 1990, 2002 and 2004.
Have the Iowa Hawkeyes ever won a national title?
In 1922, 1956 and 1960, the Iowa Hawkeyes were national champions. They were co-champions in 1921 and 1958.Back to Top