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1987-1988 Iowa Football Year in Review

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Summary: The 1987 club reflected one of Fry’s better coaching jobs. He took a team which suffered crippling injuries and molded it into a 10-game winner. The Hawkeyes won the Holiday Bowl (20-19 over Wyoming) for the second year in a row.

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Hayden Fry

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Opponent / Score


Full Game


#16 Iowa  vs  #17 Tennessee  

Kickoff Classic (East Rutherford, NJ)

L     22 - 23 


Iowa  @  Arizona  

W     15 - 14

Iowa State

Iowa  @  Iowa State  

W     48 - 9

Kansas State

#19 Iowa  vs  Kansas State  

W     38 - 13

Michigan State

#17 Iowa  vs  Michigan State  

L     14 - 19


Iowa  @  Wisconsin  

W     31 - 10


Iowa  @  Michigan  

L     10 - 37


Iowa  vs  Purdue  

W     38 - 14


Iowa  vs  #11 Indiana  

W     29 - 21 


Iowa  @  Northwestern  

W     52 - 24

Ohio State

Iowa  @  Ohio State  

W     29 - 27 


#18 Iowa  vs  Minnesota  

W     34 - 20


#18 Iowa  vs  Wyoming  

Sea World Holiday Bowl

W     20 - 19 

Total Wins

Total Losses

Total Ties

Win %





Vist the University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame


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Anthony Wright

Anthony Wright (DB)

Dallas, Texas [High]

Bill Anderson

Bill Anderson (OL)

Columbia Heights, Minnesota [High]

Bob Schmitt

Bob Schmitt (OL)

Waterloo, Iowa [Columbus]

Brad Quast

Brad Quast (LB)

Arlington Heights, Illinois [Forest View]

Brian Wise

Brian Wise (DB, WR)

Tinley Park, Illinois [High]

Chuck Hartlieb

Chuck Hartlieb

Woodstock, Illinois [Marian Central Catholic]

Craig Clark

Craig Clark (TE)

Columbus Junction, Iowa [High]

Dan McGwire

Dan McGwire

Claremont, California [High]

Dave Alexander

Dave Alexander (OL/DL)

Sterling, Illinois [High]

Dave Haight

Dave Haight

Dyersville, Iowa [Beckman]

David Hudson

David Hudson (RB)

Waxahachie, Texas [High]

Deven Harberts

Deven Harberts (WR)

Walnut, Iowa [High]

Dwight Sistrunk

Dwight Sistrunk (DB)

Trotwood, Ohio [Trotwood-Madison]

Grant Goodman

Grant Goodman (RB)

West Des Moines, Iowa [???]

Greg Brown

Greg Brown (DB)

Iowa City, Iowa [City]

Greg Divis

Greg Divis (OL)

Saint Louis, Missouri [???]

Greg Fedders

Greg Fedders (OL)

Le Mars, Iowa [High]

J.J. Puk

J.J. Puk (LB)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa [Washington]

James Pipkins

James Pipkins (DB)

Dallas, Texas [Kimball]

Jeff Beard

Jeff Beard (DL)

Iowa City, Iowa [City]

Jeff Croston

Jeff Croston (OL)

Sioux City, Iowa [East]

Jeff Koeppel

Jeff Koeppel

Urbandale, Iowa [High]

Jim Mauro

Jim Mauro (WR)

West Des Moines, Iowa [Dowling]

Jim Poynton

Jim Poynton (OL)

Chicago Heights, Illinois [Marian Central Catholic]

Jim Reilly

Jim Reilly (LB)

Dubuque, Iowa [Wahlert]

Joe Mott

Joe Mott

Endicott, New York [Union]

Joe Schuster

Joe Schuster

Faribault, Minnesota [High]

Jon Werner

Jon Werner

Faribault, Minnesota [High]

Kent Thompson

Kent Thompson (DB)

Urbandale, Iowa [High]

Kerry Burt

Kerry Burt (DB)

Waterloo, Iowa [West]

Kevin Harmon

Kevin Harmon (RB)

New York City, New York [Bayside]

Malcolm Christie

Malcolm Christie

Jersey City, New Jersey [Dickinson]

Marc Mazzeri

Marc Mazzeri (WR)

Park Ridge, Illinois [High]

Mark Adams

Mark Adams (P)

Clinton, Utah [High]

Mark Stoops

Mark Stoops (DB)

Youngstown, Ohio [Cardinal Mooney]

Marshall Cotton

Marshall Cotton (RB)

Davenport, Iowa [Central]

Marv Cook

Marv Cook

West Branch, Iowa [High]

Matt Ruhland

Matt Ruhland (DL)

Hilbert, Wisconsin [High]

Melvin Foster

Melvin Foster (LB)

Houston, Texas [Jack Yates]

Merton Hanks

Merton Hanks (DB)

Dallas, Texas [Lake Highlands]

Mike Burke

Mike Burke (DE)

Davenport, Iowa [Central]

Mike Flagg

Mike Flagg (TE)

Cedar Falls, Iowa [High]

Mike Miller

Mike Miller (OL)

Plainfield, Illinois [???]

Myron Keppy

Myron Keppy (DL)

Durant, Iowa [High]

Nick Bell

Nick Bell (RB)

Las Vegas, Nevada [Clark]

Peter Marciano

Peter Marciano (WR)

Brockton, Massachusetts [High]

Quinn Early

Quinn Early (WR)

West Hempstead, New York [Great Neck South]

Rick Bayless

Rick Bayless (RB)

Hugo, Minnesota [Forest Lake]

Rob Houghtlin

Rob Houghtlin

Winnetka, Illinois [New Trier]

Sean Smith

Sean Smith (WR)

Inglewood, California [High]

Steve Thomas

Steve Thomas (DL)

Denver, Colorado [High]

Tim Anderson

Tim Anderson (DL)

Webster City, Iowa [High]

Tom Poholsky

Tom Poholsky (QB)

Kirkwood, Missouri [High]

Tork Hook

Tork Hook (DB)

Corydon, Iowa [High]

Travis Watkins

Travis Watkins (WR)

Claremont, California [High]

William 'Bill' Perkins III

William 'Bill' Perkins III (DB)

Jersey City, New Jersey [St. Peter's Prep]


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