1997 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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1997 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Sun Bowl, L 7–17 vs. Arizona State
Conference Big Ten Conference
1997 record 7–5 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Hayden Fry
Home stadium Kinnick Stadium
(Capacity: 70,397)
Seasons
« 1996 1998 »
1997 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 Michigan   8 0         12 0  
#12 Ohio State   6 2         10 3  
#16 Penn State   6 2         9 3  
#15 Purdue   6 2         9 3  
Wisconsin   5 3         8 5  
Iowa   4 4         7 5  
Michigan State   4 4         7 5  
Northwestern   3 5         5 7  
Minnesota   1 7         3 9  
Indiana   1 7         2 9  
Illinois   0 8         0 11  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. The Hawkeyes played their home games in Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa. The team was coached by head coach Hayden Fry.

Season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 11:30 AM Northern Iowa* #19 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA W 66–0   66,325
September 13 1:00 PM Tulsa* #17 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 54–16   64,893
September 20 2:30 PM at Iowa State #13 Jack Trice StadiumAmes, IA (Battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy) ABC W 63–20   50,066
September 27 11:30 AM Illinois #9 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA ESPN2 W 38–10   70,397
October 4 2:30 PM at #7 Ohio State #8 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC L 7–23   92,536
October 18 11:30 AM at #5 Michigan #15 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ESPN L 24–28   106,505
October 25 11:00 AM Indiana #19 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA ESPN+ W 62–0   70,397
November 1 11:30 AM #18 Purdue #16 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA ESPN2 W 35–17   70,397
November 8 11:30 AM at Wisconsin #14 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN L 10–13   79,864
November 15 11:30 AM at Northwestern #22 Ryan FieldEvanston, IL ESPN2 L 14–15   40,838
November 22 1:00 PM Minnesota Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Battle for the Floyd of Rosedale) W 31–0   64,591
December 31 1:30 PM vs. #18 Arizona State* Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) CBS L 7–17   49,104
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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