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 2023-2024 FB Record: 10 - 4

 2023-2024 MBB Record: 16 - 11 (4 games remaining)

 2023-2024 WBB Record: 23 - 3 (4 games remaining)

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1977-1978 Iowa Football Year in Review
<< 1976-19771978-1979 >>

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Bob Commings

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PlayersJames Arkeilpane, Dave Becker, Doug Benschoter, Mike Brady, Mark Callaghan, Bobby Commings Jr., Jesse Cook, Bill Dolan, Doug Dunham, Kent Ellis, Kevin Ellis, Jim Frazier, Greg Gilbaugh, Jeff Green, Tim Gutshall, John Harty, Jay Hilgenberg, Jim Hilgenberg, Bobby Hill, Dave Holsclaw, Joe Hufford, Bruce Kittle, Jon Lazar, Aaron Leonard, Mark Mahmens, Dean McKillip, Tom McLaughlin, Jim Molini, Dean Moore, Rod Morton, Dennis Mosley, Mario Pace, Matt Petrzelka, Brad Reid, Tom Renn, Jerry Runta, Tom Rusk, Scott Schilling, Dan Schultz, Rod Sears, Cedric Shaw, Ernest 'Ernie' Sheeler, Bryan Skradis, Mike Steverson, Phil Suess, Jim Swift, Barry Tomasetti, Steve Vazquez
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Iowa  vs  Michigan State   Michigan State

L    16 - 22 

Head Coach: Bob Commings

After battling back from a 17-0 deficit to get within 22-16 with just over two minutes to go, Iowa's last effort was halted on downs. The MSU defense stopped Iowa's QB Tom McLaughlin to no gain on a f...more


Iowa  @  Wisconsin   Wisconsin

W    24 - 8 

Head Coach: Bob Commings

Rod Sears had a huge game in the victory over Wisconsin. He blocked a punt and recovered it, and recovered two of the 5 fumbles on the day. He intercepted a pass, and returned a punt, and was the hold...more


Iowa  vs  Indiana   Indiana

L    21 - 24 

Head Coach: Bob Commings


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Iowa  @  #6 Michigan   Michigan

L    6 - 23 

Head Coach: Bob Commings


Iowa  @  Purdue   Purdue

L    21 - 34 

Head Coach: Bob Commings


Iowa  vs  #5 Ohio State   Ohio State

L    6 - 27 

Head Coach: Bob Commings

Ohio State gained 464 yards of offense to validate their #5 ranking. Iowa showed promise with an early goal line stand early in the game, and recovered 4 fumbles, but couldn't maintain that level of d...more


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Iowa  vs  Minnesota   Minnesota

W    18 - 6 

Head Coach: Bob Commings


Iowa  @  UCLA   UCLA

W    16 - 34 

Head Coach: Bob Commings

Iowa arrived a day early into Los Angeles to help with jet-lag, but it didn't seem to work. The Hawks fell behind 17-0 in the first quarter. Iowa finally got on the board with a 42-yard FG by Dave H...more


Iowa  vs  Arizona   Arizona

L    7 - 41 

Head Coach: Bob Commings


Iowa  vs  #19 Iowa State   Iowa State

W    12 - 10 

Head Coach: Bob Commings

This game in 1977 was the first time that Iowa and Iowa State played since 1934. Bob Commings' Hawkeyes upset Earl Bruce's 19th ranked Cyclones inside Kinnick Stadium. It was a big game with big pla...more


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Iowa  vs  Northwestern   Northwestern

W    24 - 0 

Head Coach: Bob Commings

Freshman Bob Commings Jr. filled in early in the 3rd quarter for both injured QBs with a pair of touchdown strikes. He completed 5 of 8 passes for 68 yards. The shutout was the first one in 77 game...more


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