1897 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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1897 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Conference Western Interstate University Football Association
1897 record 4–4 (0–2 WIUFA)
Head coach Otto Wagonhurst (1st year)
Seasons
← 1896
1898 →
1897 Western Interstate football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Nebraska $ 3 0 0     5 1 0
Kansas 2 1 0     8 2 0
Iowa 0 2 0     4 4 0
Missouri 0 2 0     5 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1897 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa during the 1897 college football season. The team was coached by Otto Wagonhurst, the last coach in Iowa Hawkeyes football history to coach for only one season. The next year, Iowa hired Alden Knipe as the team's head coach.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 2 Wilton* Iowa FieldIowa City, IA W 22-4  
October 16 at Northwestern* Evanston, IL W 12-6  
October 23 Physicians & Surgeons* Iowa Field • Iowa City, IA L 0-14  
October 30 at Kansas McCook FieldLawrence, KS L 0-56  
November 5 Iowa State* Iowa Field • Iowa City, IA L 0-6  
November 13 at Drake* Haskins FieldDes Moines, IA W 16-0  
November 20 Iowa College* Iowa Field • Iowa City, IA W 16-12  
November 25 vs. Nebraska Council Bluffs, IA L 0-6  
*Non-conference game.

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