1956 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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1956 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Big Ten Champions
Rose Bowl Champions
Rose Bowl, W 35-19 vs. Oregon State
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #3
AP #3
1956 record 9-1 (5-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Forest Evashevski
Home stadium Iowa Stadium
Seasons
« 1955 1957 »
1956 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3/3 Iowa 5 1 0     9 1 0
#7/7 Michigan 5 2 0     7 2 0
#12/9 Minnesota 4 1 2     6 1 2
#9/10 Michigan State 4 2 0     7 2 0
#15/NR Ohio State 4 2 0     6 3 0
Northwestern 3 3 1     4 4 1
Purdue 1 4 2     3 4 2
Illinois 1 4 2     2 5 2
Wisconsin 0 4 3     1 5 3
Indiana 1 5 0     3 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1956 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1956 college football season. The Hawkeyes were champions of the Big Ten Conference and beat the Oregon State Beavers in the Rose Bowl, a rematch of a regular season game.

Season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 29 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 27–0   25,000
October 6 Oregon State* #20 Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA W 14–13   41,027
October 13 Wisconsin Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 13–7   53,273
October 20 Hawaii* #12 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 34–0   40,000
October 27 at Purdue #12 Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 21–20   41,415
November 3 #17 Michigan #7 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 14–17   55,896
November 10 at #6 Minnesota #15 Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN W 7–0   64,235
November 17 #6 Ohio State #7 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 6–0   57,732
November 24 Notre Dame* #3 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 48–8   56,632
January 1 vs. #10 Oregon State* #3 Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) NBC W 35–19   100,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Frank Gilliam End 7 76 Green Bay Packers
Dan Dobrino Back 10 117 Washington Redskins

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