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1983-1984 Iowa Football Year in Review

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Summary: The 1983 Hawkeyes did not disappoint the experts who put them in their preseason national rankings. Iowa tied the school record with nine victories and gained a berth in the Gator Bowl.

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

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1983 Iowa Football Season Detailed Game StatsSeason Detailed Game Stats
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Official 1983 Iowa Football Media Guide



Opponent / Score


Full Game

Iowa State

#16 Iowa  @  Iowa State  

W     51 - 10  

Penn State

#13 Iowa  @  Penn State  

W     42 - 34  

Ohio State

#7 Iowa  vs  #3 Ohio State  

W     20 - 14  


#4 Iowa  @  Illinois  

L     0 - 33  


#15 Iowa  vs  Northwestern  

W     61 - 21


#14 Iowa  vs  Purdue  

W     31 - 14


#12 Iowa  @  #10 Michigan  

L     13 - 16  


#17 Iowa  vs  #10 Indiana  

W     49 - 3  


#15 Iowa  @  Wisconsin  

W     34 - 14

Michigan State

#12 Iowa  @  Michigan State  

W     12 - 6


#11 Iowa  vs  Minnesota  

W     61 - 10


#10 Iowa  vs  #11 Florida  

L     6 - 14  

Total Wins

Total Losses

Total Ties

Win %





Unstoppable (
Simone Edwards)

Foul: The Connie Hawkins Story (
Connie Hawkins)

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

Growing Up Hawkeye (
Derek Pagel)

The Way of Nile C. Kinnick Jr.: Insights, Images, and Stories of Iowa's 1939 Heisman Trophy Winner (
Nile Kinnick)


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Dave Alexander

Dave Alexander (OL/DL)

Sterling, Illinois [High]

John Alt

John Alt (OL)

Columbia Heights, Minnesota [High]

Jay Bachman

Jay Bachman (DB)

Whitewater, Wisconsin [High]

Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey (C)

Ypsilanti, Michigan [High]

Kirk Banks

Kirk Banks (DL)

Iowa City, Iowa [High]

Willie Bishop

Willie Bishop (DB)

West Chicago, Illinois [Community #94]

Mike Bolan

Mike Bolan (DB)

Glencoe, Illinois [New Trier]

Bill Broghamer

Bill Broghamer (Wr)

Decorah, Iowa [High]

Glenn Buggs

Glenn Buggs (RB)

South Beloit, Illinois [High]

Doug Burrell

Doug Burrell (LB)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa [Washington]

Fred Bush

Fred Bush (FB)

Manasquan, New Jersey [High]

John Carroll

John Carroll (OL)

Downey, California [High]

Dave Chambers

Dave Chambers (QB)

Iowa City, Iowa [High]

Pat Coppinger

Pat Coppinger (WR)

Kansas City, Missouri [Rockhurst]

Zane Corbin

Zane Corbin (DB)

Jersey City, New Jersey [Snyder]

Nate Creer

Nate Creer (DB)

Brooklyn, New York [Tilden]

Dave Croston

Dave Croston

Sioux City, Iowa [East]

Kyle Crowe

Kyle Crowe (DB)

Ankeny, Iowa [High]

Jeff Drost

Jeff Drost (DL)

Indianola, Iowa [High]

Quinn Early

Quinn Early (WR)

West Hempstead, New York [Great Neck South]

Owen Gill

Owen Gill

Brooklyn, New York [Tilden]

Norm Granger

Norm Granger (FB)

Newark, New Jersey [Barringer]

Tom Grogan

Tom Grogan (QB)

Kansas City, Kansas [Turner]

Mike Haight

Mike Haight

Manchester, Iowa [Beckman]

Gregg Hammann

Gregg Hammann (WR)

Bellevue, Iowa [High]

Tim Hanna

Tim Hanna (OL)

Forest City, Iowa [High]

Bill Happel

Bill Happel (WR)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa [Washington]

Ronnie Harmon

Ronnie Harmon (RB, WR)

New York City, New York [Bayside]

Craig Hartman

Craig Hartman (DB)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa [Jefferson]

Ron Hawley

Ron Hawley (DB)

West Covina, California [South Hills]

Jonathan Hayes

Jonathan Hayes (LB, TE)

South Fayette Township, Pennsylvania [High]

Erric Hedgeman

Erric Hedgeman (LB)

Bridgeton, New Jersey [Shalick]

Scott Helverson

Scott Helverson

Des Moines, Iowa [East]

Joel Hilgenberg

Joel Hilgenberg (OL)

Iowa City, Iowa [City]

Mike Hooks

Mike Hooks (DL)

Omaha, Nebraska [South]

Mike Hufford

Mike Hufford (TE)

Mt Vernon, Iowa [High]

Paul Hufford

Paul Hufford (DL)

Mt Vernon, Iowa [High]

Keith Hunter

Keith Hunter (DB)

Newark, New Jersey [Barringer]

Gary Kostrubala

Gary Kostrubala (P)

Oak Lawn, Illinois [Marist]

Joe Levelis

Joe Levelis

Columbus, Ohio [Lindenhurst Senior]

George Little

George Little (DL)

Duquesne, Pennsylvania [High]

Chuck Long

Chuck Long (QB)

Wheaton, Illinois [North]

J.C. Love Jordan

J.C. Love Jordan (WR)

Robbins, Illinois [Richards]

John Marchese

John Marchese (RB)

Arlington Heights, Illinois [High]

Devon Mitchell

Devon Mitchell

Brooklyn, New York [Tilden]

Dave Moritz

Dave Moritz (WR)

Chicago, Illinois [St. Rita]

Tom Nichol

Tom Nichol (K)

Green Bay, Wisconsin [Preble]

Jay Norvell

Jay Norvell (DB)

Madison, Wisconsin [Memorial]

Kelly O'Brien

Kelly O'Brien (TE)

Sterling, Illinois [High]

Lon Olejniczak

Lon Olejniczak (K, P, LB, TE)

Decorah, Iowa [High]

Hap Peterson

Hap Peterson (DL)

Bettendorf, Iowa [High]

Eddie Phillips

Eddie Phillips (RB)

Chicago, Illinois [Simeon]

Jon Roehlk

Jon Roehlk

Durant, Iowa [High]

Joe Schuster

Joe Schuster

Faribault, Minnesota [High]

Tim Sennott

Tim Sennott

Northfield, Illinois [New Trier West]

Mark Sindlinger

Mark Sindlinger (OL)

Charles City, Iowa [High]

Robert Smith

Robert Smith (WR)

Dallas, Texas [Spruce]

Kevin Spitzig

Kevin Spitzig (LB)

Ankeny, Iowa [High]

Larry Station

Larry Station (LB)

Omaha, Nebraska [Central]

Mike Stoops

Mike Stoops (DB)

Youngstown, Ohio [Cardinal Mooney]

Mark Vlasic

Mark Vlasic

Rochester, Pennsylvania [Center]

Jon Vrieze

Jon Vrieze (DL)

Forest City, Iowa [High]


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