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IOWA GAME HISTORY

 2020-2021 Football Record: 6 - 2

 2020-2021 Basketball Record: 22 - 9

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1981-1982 Iowa Football Year in Review


Big Ten Co-ChampionsBig Ten Co-Champions

The Hawks were 6-2 in conference play and were Big Ten Conference co-champions. Iowa went to the Rose Bowl for the first time in 23 years. Their previous appearance in the 1958 season, when Iowa won the 1959 Rose Bowl. This time Iowa had a more difficult time, shutout by Don James's Washington Huskies, 28-0. It was also Iowa's first winning season since 1961. The Hawkeyes finished the 1981 season at 8-4.

Several Iowa players ranked among the Big Ten leaders. Lou King led the conference with eight interceptions. Phil Blatcher ranked fourth in the conference with 708 rushing yards. Tom Nichol ranked fourth in the conference with 11 field goals made. Jeff Brown ranked fourth in the conference with 137 punt return yards and 6.5 yards per punt return.Quarterback Gordy Bohannon ranked 10th in the conference with 1,303 total yards.

Flashback to 1981

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

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PlayersAndre Tippett, Bob Stoops, Brad Webb, Brett Miller, Bruce Kittle, Chuck Long, Dave Browne, Dave Moritz, Eddie Phillips, George Little, Glenn Buggs, Gordy Bohannon, James Erb, Jeff Brown, Jim Pekar, Joe Levelis, Joel Hilgenberg, John Alt, Jon Roehlk, Kevin Spitzig, Lon Olejniczak, Mark Bortz, Mel Cole, Mike Hooks, Mike Hufford, Mike Stoops, Norm Granger, Owen Gill, Pat Dean, Pete Gales, Phil Blatcher, Reggie Roby, Tom Grogan, Tom Nichol, Tony Wancket
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1/1/1982
Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)

#13 Iowa  vs  #12 Washington   Washington

L    0 - 28 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

Washington freshman Jacque Robinson gained 142 yards on 20 carries and set up or scored three of the Huskies' four touchdowns and was named player of the game.

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11/21/1981

#19 Iowa  vs  Michigan State   Michigan State

W    36 - 7 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry


* A trip down memory lane


11/14/1981

Iowa  @  Wisconsin   Wisconsin

W    17 - 7 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

Iowa's surprising 1981 march to the Rose Bowl included a defensive masterpiece. Wisconsin had an edge in that race to Pasadena when it hosted Iowa on Nov. 14, 1981. Madison had been awash in Rose Bowl hype the week of the game. But the Hawkeyes jumped out to a 17-0 halftime lead, on a Tom Nichol field goal and a pair of short touchdown runs by Phil Blatcher.

That's when Iowa coach Hayden Fry put all his chips on the shoulders of his defense and the leg of all-America punter Reggie Roby.

Wisconsin had just one first down and 29 yards of offense in that first half of the 17-7 loss. Iowa finished the game with just seven first downs, but moved the ball well enough to keep it out of Wisconsin's hands. And Roby averaged 53.7 yards on seven punts. One of his two 55-yarders went out-of-bounds on the Wisconsin 3.

The Badgers didn't score until quarterback Jess Cole connected with Thad McFadden on a 55-yard score with just more than 2 minutes remaining.
* Daily Iowan Game Recap

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11/7/1981

Iowa  vs  Purdue   Purdue

W    33 - 7 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

Iowa snaps a 20-game losing streak to Purdue. The Hawks got on the board less than two minutes into the game on a Tom Nichol 42-yard field goal. Phil Blatcher scored on a 1-yard run. Gordy Bohannon, on his rebuilt ankle from an injury the year before, gimped into the end zone from 12 yards out. The Hawkeyes led 17-0 after one quarter. And kept pouring it on.

The defense, handed a big lead, became more aggressive as the game wore on, hounding Purdue quarterback Scott Campbell and intercepting him twice. The Hawkeyes recorded seven tackles for loss, two of them by Andre Tippett. In the second quarter, James Erb blocked a Purdue punt and Tracy Crocker recovered it in the end zone.

Bohannon, operating out of the shotgun formation that Fry dubbed "The Bohannon Cannon," added another 7-yard touchdown scamper on a quarterback draw.
* A trip down memory lane
* Flashback to 1981: When the Iowa Hawkeyes finally beat Purdue after 20 years


10/31/1981

#16 Iowa  @  Illinois   Illinois

L    7 - 24 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry


10/24/1981

#6 Iowa  vs  Minnesota   Minnesota

L    10 - 12 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

Highlights from Minnesota season video, cannot find any from Iowa. Minnesota kicked 4 field goals by Jim Gallery. Highlights start around 9 minutes into the video.

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10/17/1981

#12 Iowa  @  #5 Michigan   Michigan

W    9 - 7 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

Hayden Fry and the Hawks get a huge win at #5 Michigan to keep Iowa's Rose Bowl hopes alive. This was Bo Schembechler's first loss to Iowa as the Michigan head coach. Tom Nichol kicked 3 field goals for the Hawkeyes.

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10/10/1981

#15 Iowa  vs  Indiana   Indiana

W    42 - 28 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry


10/3/1981

#18 Iowa  @  Northwestern   Northwestern

W    64 - 0 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry


9/26/1981

Iowa  vs  #6 UCLA   UCLA

W    20 - 7 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

The Hawkeyes' 20-7 mastery over #6 UCLA Saturday in Kinnick Stadium was just another example of playing the role of "giant killer." The Bruins were ranked No. 7 in the country going into the game, but will fall in the polls, just as Nebraska did after Iowa's season opener. The format was also similar to the Nebraska game, a lot of defense, ball control by the offense and an excellent kicking game. Tom Nichol kicked two field goals, and defensive lineman Mark Bortz recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown after a sack from Dave Browne and Andre Tippett. It was the 100th career win for Hayden Fry, who received the game ball.
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FULL GAME

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9/19/1981

Iowa  @  Iowa State   Iowa State

L    12 - 23 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

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9/12/1981

Iowa  vs  #7 Nebraska   Nebraska

W    10 - 7 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

What will likely be considered one of college football's major upsets of the year, Iowa survived a fast and furious finish to beat Nebraska 10-7, after losing 57-0 the previous year. It was Hayden Fry's first major upset at Iowa.

The Iowa defense forced 5 interceptions and held the Huskers to just 231 yards. They held Davenport-native and future NFL running back Roger Craig to 74 yards on 19 carries, one touchdown and two fumbles.

Iowa scored first with a 2-yard touchdown leap from Eddie Phillips. Lon Olejniczak kicked a 35-yard field goal on the first play of the second quarter to push the lead to 10-0. Reggie Roby was also key to the victory, averaging 55.8 yards on five punts with a long of 62 yards.
* Hawks Paint the Big Red Blue
* HuskerMax Recap
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FULL GAME

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