1979 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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1979 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1979 record 5–6 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Hayden Fry
MVP Dennis Mosley
Captain
Home stadium Kinnick Stadium
Seasons
« 1978 1980 »
1979 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/4 Ohio State 8 0 0     11 1 0
#10/10 Purdue 7 1 0     10 2 0
#18/19 Michigan 6 2 0     8 4 0
#19/16 Indiana 5 3 0     8 4 0
Iowa 4 4 0     5 6 0
Minnesota 3 5 1     4 6 1
Michigan State 3 5 0     5 6 0
Wisconsin 3 5 0     4 7 0
Illinois 1 6 1     2 8 1
Northwestern 0 9 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1979 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 Indiana Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 26–30   59,700
September 15 at #3 Oklahoma* Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 6–21   72,531
September 22 #7 Nebraska* Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA L 21–24   60,055
September 29 Iowa State* Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Cy-Hawk Trophy) W 30–14   60,100
October 6 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 13–7   51,044
October 13 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 58–6   27,224
October 20 Minnesota Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Floyd of Rosedale) L 7–24   60,050
October 27 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 24–13   79,026
November 3 Purdue Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA L 14–20   59,940
November 10 at #3 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 7–34   87,835
November 17 Michigan State Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 33–23   58,320
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com