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1955-1956 Iowa Football Year in Review


<< 1954-1955
1956-1957 >>


SUMMARY VIDEO


Summary: The Hawkeyes finished a disappointing 3–5–1, but lineman Cal Jones won the Outland Trophy at the end of the season. Clips in highlights from 7:52-9:19.

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Forest Evashevski

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Final Season Stats
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RESULTS

Date

Opponent / Score

Hilites

Full Game

Kansas State
9/24/1955

Iowa  vs  Kansas State  


W     28 - 7


Wisconsin
10/1/1955

#14 Iowa  @  #17 Wisconsin  


L     14 - 37



Indiana
10/8/1955

Iowa  vs  Indiana  


W     20 - 6



Purdue
10/15/1955

Iowa  vs  Purdue  


T     20 - 20


UCLA
10/21/1955

Iowa  @  #7 UCLA  


L     13 - 33



Michigan
10/29/1955

Iowa  @  #3 Michigan  


L     21 - 33


Minnesota
11/5/1955

Iowa  vs  Minnesota  


W     26 - 0



Ohio State
11/12/1955

#20 Iowa  @  #10 Ohio State  


L     10 - 20



Notre Dame
11/19/1955

Iowa  @  #4 Notre Dame  


L     14 - 17




Total Wins

Total Losses

Total Ties

Win %

3

5

1

38.89%

Vist the University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame


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Don Ahlgren

Don Ahlgren

Cedar Rapids, Iowa [High]

Don Bowen

Don Bowen (OL)

East St. Louis, Illinois [High]

John Burroughs

John Burroughs (OL)

Washington, DC [High]

Dick Deasy

Dick Deasy

Chicago, Illinois [Lane Technical]

Don Dobrino

Don Dobrino (RB)

Mt. Olive, Illinois [High]

Hugh Drake

Hugh Drake (OL)

Shenadoah, Iowa [High]

Randy Duncan

Randy Duncan (QB)

Des Moines, Iowa [Roosevelt]

James 'Jim' Freeman

James 'Jim' Freeman (TE)

Iowa City, Iowa [City]

Jim Gibbons

Jim Gibbons (WR)

Chicago, Illinois [Lindblom]

Frank Gilliam

Frank Gilliam (DE)

Steubenville, Ohio [High]

Gary Grouwinkel

Gary Grouwinkel (OL)

Columbus Junction, Iowa [Wapello]

Collins 'Mike' Hagler

Collins 'Mike' Hagler

Washington, DC [Armstrong]

William Happel

William Happel (RB, WR, DB)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa [McKinley]

Fred Harris

Fred Harris

Bannockburn, Illinois [High]

Toni Hatch

Toni Hatch

Lancaster, Wisconsin [High]

Jon Janda

Jon Janda

Cedar Rapids, Iowa [High]

Calvin Jones

Calvin Jones (OL)

Steubenville, Ohio [High]

Alex Karras

Alex Karras

Gary, Indiana [Emerson]

Paul Karras

Paul Karras

Gary, Indiana [Emerson]

Delmar Kloewer

Delmar Kloewer

Manilla, Iowa [High]

George Kress

George Kress

Dubuque, Iowa [Loras Academy]

Mac Lewis

Mac Lewis (OL)

Chicago, Illinois [Morgan Park]

Orlando Pellegrino

Orlando Pellegrino

Chicago Heights, Illinois [High]

Ken Ploen

Ken Ploen (QB, DB)

Clinton, Iowa [High]

Bob Prescott

Bob Prescott

Sioux City, Iowa [East]

Frank Rigney

Frank Rigney (OL)

East St. Louis, Illinois [Senior]

Earl Smith

Earl Smith (RB)

Gary, Indiana [Roosevelt]

Don Suchy

Don Suchy

Belle Plaine, Iowa [High]

Rodger Swedberg

Rodger Swedberg (OL)

Sycamore, Illinois [High]

Dick Theer

Dick Theer

Davenport, Iowa [Central]

Bill Van Buren

Bill Van Buren (OL)

Lorain, Ohio [High]

Gene Veit

Gene Veit

Clinton, Iowa [Lyons]

Eddie Vincent

Eddie Vincent (RB)

Steubenville, Ohio [High]

Jim Willett

Jim Willett

Manson, Iowa [High]


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