1959 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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1959 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1959 record 5–4 (3–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Forest Evashevski (8th season)
MVP Don Norton
Captain
Home stadium Iowa Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Wisconsin $ 5 2 0     7 3 0
Michigan State 4 2 0     5 4 0
Purdue 4 2 1     5 2 2
No. 13 Illinois 4 2 1     5 3 1
Northwestern 4 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 3 3 0     5 4 0
Michigan 3 4 0     4 5 0
Indiana 2 4 1     4 4 1
Ohio State 2 4 1     3 5 1
Minnesota 1 6 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1959 Big Ten Conference football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 26 at California* No. 13 California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, California W 42–12  
October 3 No. 2 Northwestern No. 5 Iowa StadiumIowa City, Iowa L 10–14  
October 10 Michigan Statedagger No. 10 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, Iowa NBC W 37–8  
October 17 at Wisconsin No. 9 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin L 16–25  
October 24 at No. 14 Purdue No. 15 Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, Indiana ABC L 7–14  
October 31 Kansas State* Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, Iowa W 53–0  
November 7 Minnesota Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, Iowa (Floyd of Rosedale) W 33–0  
November 14 at Ohio State No. 16 Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 16–7  
November 21 Notre Dame* No. 16 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, Iowa L 19–20  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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