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IOWA GAME HISTORY

 2022-2023 Football Record: 3 - 2 (7 games remaining)

 2021-2022 Basketball Record: 26 - 10

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1981-1982 Iowa Football Year in Review
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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, Andrew Rose, Bill Bailey, Bill Bradley, Bill Broghamer, Bob Stoops, Brad Webb, Brett Miller, Bruce Kittle, Bryan Skradis, Carl Peiffer, Charles 'Charlie' Jones, Charlie Humphreys, Chuck Long, Clay Uhlenhake, Craig Hartman, Dave Browne, Dave Chambers, Dave Mayhan, Dave Moritz, Dave Oakes, Dave Strobel, Dennis Klapperich, Devon Mitchell, Dwayne Williams, Ed Langford, Eddie Phillips, Eddie Sullivan, George Little, Glenn Buggs, Gordy Bohannon, Greg Schlickman, Gregg Hammann, Hap Peterson, Ivory Webb, J.C. Love Jordan, Jack Rutenberg, James Erb, Jay Bachman, Jeff Brown, Jeff Forte, Jeff Jansen, Jim Frazier, Jim Pekar, Jim Phillips, Joe Levelis, Joel Hilgenberg, John Alt, John Carroll, John Hardt, Jon Roehlk, Keith Hunter, Kelly O'Brien, Kevin Spitzig, Kirk Banks, Lon Olejniczak, Loren Gerleman, Lou King, Mark Bortz, Marty Ball, Matt Duncan, Mel Cole, Mike Haight, Mike Hooks, Mike Hufford, Mike Stoops, Mike Yacullo, Nate Creer, Norm Balke, Norm Granger, Owen Gill, Pat Dean, Paul Hufford, Paul Postler, Pete Gales, Phil Blatcher, Reggie Roby, Ron Hallstrom, Ron Hawley, Straun Joseph, Tim Hanna, Todd Simonsen, Todd Suchomel, Tom Grogan, Tom Nichol, Tom Stemlar, Tony Wancket, Tracy Crocker, Vince Campbell, Walt Housman, Zane Corbin
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1/1/1982
Rose Bowl

#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....more

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11/21/1981

#19 Iowa  vs  Michigan State   Michigan State

W    36 - 7 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

For the first time since 1959, the Hawks are bound for Pasadena! Iowa's win was marked by several key defensive plays and by the outstanding running of tailback Phil Blatcher. The 5-foot-9-inch, 188-p...more

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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...more

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TOP 10 HATED GAMES


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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, o...more


10/31/1981

#16 Iowa  @  Illinois   Illinois

L    7 - 24 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

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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....more

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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 f...more

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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...more

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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...more

 

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Total Wins

Total Losses

Total Ties

Win %

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4

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66.67%

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