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IOWA GAME HISTORY

 2021-2022 Football Record: 10 - 4

 2021-2022 Basketball Record: 26 - 10

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1985-1986 Iowa Football Year in Review
<< 1984-19851986-1987 >>

Big Ten ChampionsBig Ten Champions

After the 1984 season, Chuck Long declared that he would return for his senior season. He became an instant Heisman Trophy candidate, and Iowa was a preseason top five team. After three weeks in 1985, the Hawkeyes ascended to #1 in the national rankings for the second time in team history (1960). Three weeks later, in the sixth game of the season, #1 Iowa faced #2 Michigan in Kinnick Stadium. Iowa trailed 10-9 as the Hawkeyes regained possession of the football at their own 22-yard line with just 5:27 remaining in the game. Long drove the Iowa team to the 12-yard line with two seconds remaining to set up kicker Rob Houghtlin's game-winning field goal as time expired. After a rout of Northwestern, the Hawkeyes were upset by the #8 Ohio State Buckeyes in Columbus. The loss to Ohio State cost Iowa their #1 ranking, but the Hawkeyes still won the Big Ten title outright for the first time in 27 years. Chuck Long won many major national awards as a senior, including the 1985 Maxwell Award, given to the nation's top player and the Davey O'Brien Award, given to the nation's top quarterback. He was the Big Ten Player of the Year and a consensus first team All-American. Finally, Chuck Long was the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy to Bo Jackson of Auburn in what used to be the closest margin in Heisman history, losing by just 45 points. Iowa lost in Chuck Long's final game in the 1986 Rose Bowl. Long's Iowa teams compiled a 35-13-1 record. He graduated with 10,461 passing yards and 74 touchdowns on 782 completions.

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

PlayersBill Happel, Bob Kratch, Bob Schmitt, Bruce Gear, Chris Gambol, Chuck Hartlieb, Chuck Long, Craig Clark, Dan Wirth, Dave Alexander, Dave Croston, Dave Haight, David Hudson, Deven Harberts, Devon Mitchell, Doug Burrell, Fred Bush, Gary Kostrubala, George Millett, Grant Goodman, Greg Divis, Hap Peterson, Herb Wester, J.J. Puk, Jay Norvell, Jeff Croston, Jeff Drost, Jim Mauro, Jim Poynton, Jim Reilly, Joe Mott, Joe Schuster, John Marchese, Jon Vrieze, Kelly O'Brien, Kerry Burt, Kevin Harmon, Kyle Crowe, Larry Station, Malcolm Christie, Marc Mazzeri, Mark Sindlinger, Mark Stoops, Mark Vlasic, Marshall Cotton, Marv Cook, Mike Bolan, Mike Burke, Mike Flagg, Mike Haight, Nate Creer, Pat Coppinger, Quinn Early, Richard Pryor, Rick Bayless, Rick Schmidt, Rob Houghtlin, Ronnie Harmon, Scott Helverson, Steve Thomas, Tim Anderson, Tim Batterson, Tim Sennott, Tom Humphrey, Tyrone Berrie, Willie Bishop
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1/1/1986
Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)

#4 Iowa  vs  #13 UCLA   UCLA

L    28 - 45 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

Eric Ball, a second-string freshman tailback, scored four touchdowns and ran for 227 yards. Ronnie Harmon lost four fumbles in the first half, and dropped a TD pass later in the game. UCLA also got ...more

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11/23/1985

#4 Iowa  vs  Minnesota   Minnesota

W    31 - 9 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

Hawks win ensured a Rose Bowl invitation, and was the last home game for Chuck Long and the other seniors like Ronnie Harmon, Larry Station and Mike Haight. In his final game at Kinnick Stadium, Long ...more

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11/16/1985

#5 Iowa  @  Purdue   Purdue

W    27 - 24 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

#5 Iowa escapes West Lafayette win a win to keep their Rose Bowl hopes alive. Rob Houghtlin kicked a 25-yard game-winning field goal with 1:08 remaining. Purdue was unable to manage the clock, letting...more

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TOP 10 FAVORITE GAMES


#1 - vs.  Michigan (1985) Football
#2 - vs.  Minnesota (2019) Football
#3 - vs.  Michigan (1984) Football
#4 - vs.  Minnesota (1986) Football
#5 - vs.  Louisiana State (2005) Football
#6 - vs.  Maryland (2021) Football
#7 - vs.  North Carolina (1989) Basketball
#8 - vs.  Penn State (2021) Football
#9 - vs.  Oklahoma (1987) Basketball
#10 - vs.  Ohio State (2017) Football

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TOP 10 HATED GAMES


#1 - vs.  Nevada-Las Vegas (1987) Basketball
#2 - vs.  UCLA (1986) Football
#3 - vs.  Northwestern State (2006) Basketball
#4 - vs.  UC-Riverside (1988) Basketball
#5 - vs.  Wichita State (1981) Basketball
#6 - vs.  Louisville (1980) Basketball
#7 - vs.  Jacksonville (1970) Basketball
#8 - vs.  North Dakota State (2016) Football
#9 - vs.  San Francisco (1956) Basketball
#10 - vs.  Stanford (2016) Football

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11/9/1985

#6 Iowa  vs  Illinois   Illinois

W    59 - 0 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

In the game following their loss at Ohio State, Iowa takes out their frustration and destroys Illinois 59-0....more

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11/2/1985

#1 Iowa  @  #8 Ohio State   Ohio State

L    13 - 22 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

The Hawks entered Columbus ranked #1, but hadn't won there since 1959. Iowa's undefeated season was washed away on a rainy night in Ohio Stadium. Ohio State blocked a punt early in the game for a safe...more

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10/26/1985

#1 Iowa  @  Northwestern   Northwestern

W    49 - 10 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry


10/19/1985

#1 Iowa  vs  #2 Michigan   Michigan

W    12 - 10 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

#1 Iowa faced #2 Michigan in Kinnick Stadium. Iowa trailed 10-9 as the Hawkeyes regained possession of the football at their own 22-yard line with just 5:27 remaining in the game. Long drove the Iowa ...more

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10/12/1985

#1 Iowa  @  Wisconsin   Wisconsin

W    23 - 13 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry


10/5/1985

#1 Iowa  vs  Michigan State   Michigan State

W    35 - 31 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

#1 Iowa needed a 4th down "naked bootleg" with less than a minute to go to beat Michigan State and keep Iowa number one in the nation back in 1985. ...more

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9/28/1985

#3 Iowa  @  Iowa State   Iowa State

W    57 - 3 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

#3 Iowa pounds Iowa State 57-3, scoring 31 points in the 2nd quarter to blow the game open. The Cyclones kicked a 52-yard FG to avoid the shutout. Iowa became the #1 top ranked team in the nation foll...more

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9/21/1985

#4 Iowa  vs  Northern Illinois   Northern Illinois

W    48 - 20 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry


9/14/1985

#5 Iowa  vs  Drake   Drake

W    58 - 0 

Head Coach: Hayden Fry


Total Wins

Total Losses

Total Ties

Win %

10

2

0

83.33%

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