1984 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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1984 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Freedom Bowl Champions
Freedom Bowl, W 55-17 vs. Texas
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #15
AP #16
1984 record 8–4–1 (5–3–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Hayden Fry
Offensive coordinator Bill Snyder
Home stadium Kinnick Stadium
Seasons
« 1983 1985 »
1984 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13/12 Ohio State 7 2 0     9 3 0
Illinois 6 3 0     7 4 0
Purdue 6 3 0     7 5 0
#16/15 Iowa 5 3 1     8 4 1
Wisconsin 5 3 1     7 4 1
Michigan 5 4 0     6 6 0
Michigan State 5 4 0     6 6 0
Minnesota 3 6 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 2 7 0     2 9 0
Indiana 0 9 0     0 11 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1984 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 Iowa State* #10 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA (Cy-Hawk Trophy) W 59-21   66,150
September 15 #12 Penn State* #5 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA L 17-20   66,145
September 22 at #5 Ohio State #14 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH CBS L 26-45   89,733
September 29 Illinois Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA CBS W 21-16   66,322
October 6 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 31-3   36,598
October 13 at Purdue Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 40-3   66,359
October 20 Michigan #18 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA CBS W 26-0   66,025
October 27 at Indiana #17 Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 24-20   37,747
November 3 Wisconsin #17 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA CBS T 10-10   66,255
November 10 Michigan State #18 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA L 16-17   65,887
November 17 at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN (Floyd of Rosedale) L 17-23   63,479
December 1 at Hawaii* Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI W 17-6   50,000
December 26 vs. #19 Texas* Anaheim StadiumAnaheim, CA (Freedom Bowl) Mizlou W 55-17   24,093
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Game notes[edit]

Freedom Bowl[edit]

Chuck Long 29/39, 461 yds, 6 TD [2]

Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Jonathan Hayes Tight End 2 41 Kansas City Chiefs
Owen Gill Running Back 2 53 Seattle Seahawks
George Little Defensive Tackle 3 65 Miami Dolphins
Dave Strobel Linebacker 8 211 Cincinnati Bengals

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