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1971-1972 Iowa Football Year in Review


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SUMMARY VIDEO


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Summary: Change was probably the best word to describe the Iowa football program in 1971 as a new head football coach with a new system of playing the game took the reins. But the change was not enough to prevent the Hawkeyes from suffering through a 1-10 season, the most losses ever by an Iowa football team. Prior to the start of fall practice, several starters from the previous season were sidelined with injuries, further depleting the already thin ranks. Before the end of the season, several more starters would be sidelined and this seemed to bleed the team slowly. Because of the rash of injuries, several players were thrust into starting roles that may never have played under usual conditions. If adjusting to new football coach Frank Lauterbur's system wasn't enough, Iowa‘s schedule was rated among the toughest in the nation that year. Five of the Iowa opponents, Ohio State, Penn State, Michigan, Michigan State, and Northwestern all finished with winning records, while two other schools, Indiana and Illinois, were in the upswing when they faced the Hawkeyes. If things weren't tough enough already, Iowa played an eleven-game schedule and for the first time, faced all of its Big Ten opponents. Iowa opened the season at Ohio State, not the most hospitable place to launch a young team and a new coach.

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Frank Lauterbur

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RESULTS

Date

Opponent / Score

Hilites

Full Game

Ohio State
9/11/1971

Iowa  @  #11 Ohio State  


L     21 - 52



Oregon State
9/18/1971

Iowa  @  Oregon State  


L     19 - 33



Penn State
9/25/1971

Iowa  vs  #12 Penn State  


L     14 - 44


Purdue
10/2/1971

Iowa  @  Purdue  


L     13 - 45



Northwestern
10/9/1971

Iowa  vs  Northwestern  


L     3 - 28


Minnesota
10/16/1971

Iowa  vs  Minnesota  


L     14 - 19



Michigan State
10/23/1971

Iowa  @  Michigan State  


L     3 - 34



Wisconsin
10/30/1971

Iowa  vs  Wisconsin  


W     20 - 16



Michigan
11/6/1971

Iowa  @  #3 Michigan  


L     7 - 63



Indiana
11/13/1971

Iowa  vs  Indiana  


L     7 - 14



Illinois
11/20/1971

Iowa  @  Illinois  


L     0 - 31




Total Wins

Total Losses

Total Ties

Win %

1

10

0

9.09%


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Growing Up Hawkeye (
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Emotion in Motion: The Life and Legacy of Chris Street (
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Die With Zero: Getting All You Can from Your Money and Your Life (
William 'Bill' Perkins III)


CURRENT ROSTER

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Alan Schaefer

Alan Schaefer

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania [Baldwin]

Bill Schoonover

Bill Schoonover

Kansas City, Missouri [Rockhurst]

Bill Windauer

Bill Windauer

Chicago, Illinois [Mendel Catholic]

Bob Sims

Bob Sims

Steubenville, Ohio [High]

Bobby Ousley

Bobby Ousley

Detroit, Michigan [MacKenzie]

Brandt Yocom

Brandt Yocom

Chariton, Iowa [High]

Brian Rollins

Brian Rollins

Kansas City, Kansas [Sumner]

Charles Cross

Charles Cross

Dubuque, Iowa [Wahlert Catholic]

Charles Podolak

Charles Podolak

Atlantic, Iowa [High]

Chuck Legler

Chuck Legler

Bettendorf, Iowa [High]

Clark Malmer

Clark Malmer

Cedar Rapids, Iowa [Jefferson]

Craig Clemons

Craig Clemons

Piqua, Ohio [Central]

Craig Darling

Craig Darling

Cedar Rapids, Iowa [Washington]

Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson

Denison, Iowa [High]

Dan Dickel

Dan Dickel

Kalona, Iowa [Mid-Prairie]

Dan LaFleur

Dan LaFleur (LB)

Jefferson, South Dakota [High]

Dan McCarney

Dan McCarney (OL)

Iowa City, Iowa [City]

Dave Harris

Dave Harris (RB, WR)

Dayton, Ohio [Wilbur Wright]

Dave Jackson

Dave Jackson

Waterloo, Iowa [East]

Dave Simms

Dave Simms

Middleton, Wisconsin [High]

Dave Triplett

Dave Triplett (WR)

Des Moines, Iowa [Dowling]

Don Osby

Don Osby

Steubenville, Ohio [High]

Earl Douthitt

Earl Douthitt

Cleveland, Ohio [John Hay]

Ed Morrissey

Ed Morrissey

Riverdale, Illinois [Mendel]

Ernie Roberson

Ernie Roberson

Brooklyn, New York [Jefferson]

Frank Sunderman

Frank Sunderman

Clarinda, Iowa [High]

Geoff Mickelson

Geoff Mickelson

Humboldt, Iowa [High]

Harry Kokolus

Harry Kokolus

Chicago, Illinois [Mendel Catholic]

Harry Young

Harry Young

Jersey City, New Jersey [Lincoln]

Ike White

Ike White

Memphis, Tennessee [Hamilton]

Jerry Johnson

Jerry Johnson

Bellaire, Ohio [St. John Central]

Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson

Bessemer, Alabama [City]

Jerry Reardon

Jerry Reardon

Kansas City, Missouri [Rockhurst]

Jim Kaiser

Jim Kaiser

Park Ridge, Illinois [Maine Township South]

Jim Waschek

Jim Waschek

Cedar Falls, Iowa [High]

Joe Ritchie

Joe Ritchie

Des Moines, Iowa [Lincoln]

John 'Jack' Muller

John 'Jack' Muller (OL)

Algona, Iowa [Garrigan]

John Farrell

John Farrell

Chicago, Illinois [Mendel Catholic]

Kelly Disser

Kelly Disser

Shawnee Mission, Kansas [Rockhurst]

Kim Hardt

Kim Hardt

Charles City, Iowa [High]

Kyle Skogman

Kyle Skogman

Cedar Rapids, Iowa [Washington]

Larry Bush

Larry Bush

Davenport, Iowa [High]

Larry Horton

Larry Horton (DL)

Gary, Indiana [Froebel]

Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson

Highland Park, Illinois [Deerfield]

Mike Wendling

Mike Wendling

Burlington, Iowa [High]

Murphy Anderson

Murphy Anderson

New Orleans, Louisiana [St. Augustine]

Pat Long

Pat Long

Onalaska, Wisconsin [High]

Rich Byard

Rich Byard

Clinton, Iowa [High]

Rich Lutz

Rich Lutz

Carbondale, Illinois [High]

Rich Lutz

Rich Lutz

Carbondale, Illinois [High]

Rich Solomon

Rich Solomon

New Orleans, Louisiana [St. Augustine]

Rick Brooks

Rick Brooks

Chicago, Illinois [Hales Franciscan]

Rob Fick

Rob Fick

Oelwein, Iowa [High]

Roger Jerrick

Roger Jerrick (OL)

Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin [Campion]

Wendell Bell

Wendell Bell

New Orleans, Louisiana [St. Augustine]


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