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1997-1998 Iowa Football Year in Review

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Summary: Iowa started in impressive fashion, moving to eighth in the nation after a 4-0 start. But three losses by a total of eight points (all on the road) in the second half of the season saw the Hawkeyes finish with a 7-5 overall record, including a 4-4 Big Ten mark. Iowa earned an invitation to the Sun Bowl as WR Tim Dwight, RB Tavian Banks and DT Jared DeVries earned all-American honors.

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

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Opponent / Score


Full Game

Northern Iowa

#20 Iowa  vs  Northern Iowa  

W     66 - 0


#18 Iowa  vs  Tulsa  

W     54 - 16

Iowa State

#13 Iowa  @  Iowa State  

W     63 - 20


#11 Iowa  vs  Illinois  

W     38 - 10

Ohio State

#11 Iowa  @  #7 Ohio State  

L     7 - 23 


#15 Iowa  @  #5 Michigan  

L     24 - 28 


#18 Iowa  vs  Indiana  

W     62 - 0


#15 Iowa  vs  #18 Purdue  

W     35 - 17


#12 Iowa  @  Wisconsin  

L     10 - 13 


#22 Iowa  @  Northwestern  

L     14 - 15 


Iowa  vs  Minnesota  

W     31 - 0

Arizona State

Iowa  vs  #16 Arizona State  

Sun Bowl

L     7 - 17 

Total Wins

Total Losses

Total Ties

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William 'Bill' Perkins III)

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Nile Kinnick)

Chuck Long: Destined for Greatness: The Story of Chuck Long and Resurgence of Iowa Hawkeyes Football (
Chuck Long)


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Anthony Herron

Anthony Herron (DE)

Bolingbrook, Illinois [High]

Aron Klein

Aron Klein (DL)

Appleton, Wisconsin [West]

Austin Wheatley

Austin Wheatley

Rock Island, Illinois [High]

Bart Palmer

Bart Palmer (LB)

Lexington, Kentucky [Henry Clay]

Bashir Yamini

Bashir Yamini

Dolton, Illinois [Thornridge]

Ben Sobieski

Ben Sobieski (OL)

Mahtomedi, Minnesota [High]

Chad Deal

Chad Deal (OL)

Council Bluffs, Iowa [Lewis Central]

Chad Johnson

Chad Johnson

Lake Forest, California [El Toro]

Chris Knipper

Chris Knipper

Dyersville, Iowa [Beckman]

Corey Brown

Corey Brown (DL)

Houston, Texas [Willowridge]

Damon Gibson

Damon Gibson (WR)

Houston, Texas [Forest Brook]

Derek Rose

Derek Rose

Naperville, Illinois [Central]

Doug Miller

Doug Miller

Mount Pleasant, Iowa [High]

Ed Rozell

Ed Rozell

Chicago, Illinois [Brother Rice]

Ed Saidat

Ed Saidat (DL)

Alsip, Illinois [Marist]

Eddie Gibson

Eddie Gibson (DB)

Davenport, Iowa [Assumption]

Epenesa Epenesa

Epenesa Epenesa (DL)

Pago Pago, American Samoa [Leone]

Eric Thigpen

Eric Thigpen

Dolton, Illinois [Thornridge]

Evan Wardell

Evan Wardell (DL)

Houston, Texas [Hastings]

Henry Pollio

Henry Pollio (RB)

Montvale, New Jersey [St. Joseph]

J.P. Lange

J.P. Lange

Hartland, Wisconsin [Arrowhead]

Jared DeVries

Jared DeVries (DL)

Aplington, Iowa [Aplington-Parkersburg]

Jared Kerkhoff

Jared Kerkhoff (OL)

Manning, Iowa [High]

Jason Baker

Jason Baker (P, K)

Fort Wayne, Indiana [Wayne]

Jason House

Jason House (DL)

Iowa City, Iowa [City]

Jay Bickford

Jay Bickford (OL)

Hyde Park, New York [Roosevelt]

Jeff Buch

Jeff Buch (DB)

Van Horne, Iowa [Benton Community]

Jeff Kramer

Jeff Kramer (DL)

Weatherford, Texas [High]

Jeremy McKinney

Jeremy McKinney

Brighton, Colorado [Thornton Horizon]

Jesse Ghere

Jesse Ghere (DB)

Nora Springs, Iowa [High]

Joe Slattery

Joe Slattery (DB)

Pocahontas, Iowa [High]

Jon LaFleur

Jon LaFleur (DL)

Sioux City, Iowa [Heelan]

Joshua 'Jed' Dull

Joshua 'Jed' Dull (TE)

LeMars, Iowa [Gehlen]

Keith Rigtrup

Keith Rigtrup (OL)

Farmington, Utah [High]

Kerry Cooks

Kerry Cooks

Irving, Texas [Nimitz]

Kevin Kasper

Kevin Kasper (WR)

Burr Ridge, Illinois [Hinsdale South]

Kyle Trippeer

Kyle Trippeer (TE)

Las Cruces, New Mexico [Mayfield]

LeVar Woods

LeVar Woods (DE)

Inwood, Iowa [West Lyon]

Matt Bowen

Matt Bowen

Glen Ellyn, Illinois [Glenbard West]

Matt Hughes

Matt Hughes

Eastland, Texas [High]

Matt Redman

Matt Redman (OL)

Palos Verdes, California [Peninsula]

Matt Reischl

Matt Reischl (OL)

Greendale, Wisconsin [High]

Matt Sherman

Matt Sherman (QB)

St. Ansgar, Iowa [High]

Mike Goff

Mike Goff (OL)

Peru, Illinois [LaSalle-Peru]

Plez Atkins

Plez Atkins (DB)

Bartlett, Texas [High]

Raj Clark

Raj Clark (LB)

Baytown, Texas [Sterling]

Randy Reiners

Randy Reiners (QB)

Fort Dodge, Iowa [High]

Ricchard Carter

Ricchard Carter (WR)

Passaic, New Jersey [High]

Rob Thein

Rob Thein

Iowa City, Iowa [City]

Robbertto Rickards

Robbertto Rickards (DB)

Mount Laurel, New Jersey [Lenape]

Ryan Barton

Ryan Barton (WR)

Newton, Iowa [High]

Ryan Hansen

Ryan Hansen (QB, DB)

Iowa City, Iowa [West]

Ryan Loftin

Ryan Loftin (DL)

Waukee, Iowa [High]

Ryan McCormick

Ryan McCormick (LS)

Mount Pleasant, Iowa [High]

Scott Mullen

Scott Mullen (QB)

Lansing, Illinois [T.F. South]

Scott Yoder

Scott Yoder (LB)

Grundy Center, Iowa [High]

Shalor Pryor

Shalor Pryor (OL)

Stephenville, Texas [High]

Skip Miller

Skip Miller (DL)

Lawton, Iowa [Lawton-Bronson]

Steve English

Steve English (DL)

Mount Pleasant, Iowa [High]

Tarig Holman

Tarig Holman (DB)

Randolph, New Jersey [High]

Tariq Peterson

Tariq Peterson (DL)

Kempner, Texas [Copperas Cove]

Tavian Banks

Tavian Banks (RB)

Bettendorf, Iowa [High]

Tim Dwight

Tim Dwight (WR, RB)

Iowa City, Iowa [City]

Tony Collins

Tony Collins (WR)

Davenport, Iowa [Assumption]

Travis Senters

Travis Senters

Iowa Falls, Iowa [High]

Trevor Bollers

Trevor Bollers (RB)

Edmonton, Alberta [McNally] (Canada)

Vernon Rollins

Vernon Rollins (LB)

Hackensack, New Jersey [High]

Zach Bromert

Zach Bromert (K)

Pensacola, Florida [Catholic]

Zach Shay

Zach Shay

Galesburg, Illinois [High]

Zeron Flemister

Zeron Flemister (TE)

Sioux City, Iowa [West]


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