1987 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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1987 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Holiday Bowl Champions
Holiday Bowl vs. Wyoming, W 20-19
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 16
AP No. 16
1987 record 10–3 (6–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Hayden Fry (9th year)
Offensive coordinator Bill Snyder (9th year)
Defensive coordinator Bill Brashier (9th year)
Home stadium Kinnick Stadium
Seasons
« 1986 1988 »
1987 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Michigan State $ 7 0 1     9 2 1
#16 Iowa 6 2 0     10 3 0
Indiana 6 2 0     8 4 0
#19 Michigan 5 3 0     8 4 0
Ohio State 4 4 0     6 4 1
Minnesota 3 5 0     6 5 0
Purdue 3 5 0     3 7 1
Illinois 2 5 1     3 7 1
Northwestern 2 6 0     2 8 1
Wisconsin 1 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Hawkeyes played their home games at Kinnick Stadium and were led by legendary coach Hayden Fry.

Season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 vs. No. 17 Tennessee* No. 16 Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, New Jersey (Kickoff Classic) ABC L 22–23   54,681
September 12 at Arizona* Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona W 15–14   57,284
September 19 at Iowa State* Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa (Cy-Hawk Trophy) W 48–9   54,101
September 26 Kansas State* No. 19 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, Iowa W 38–13   67,700
October 3 Michigan State No. 17 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, Iowa L 14–19   67,700
October 10 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin W 31–10   74,645
October 17 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan ABC L 10–37   105,406
October 24 Purdue Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, Iowa ABC W 38–14   67,700
October 31 No. 11 Indiana Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, Iowa W 29–21   67,700
November 7 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois W 52–24   38,694
November 14 at Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 29–27   90,090
November 21 Minnesota No. 18 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, Iowa (Floyd of Rosedale) W 34–20   67,700
December 30 vs. Wyoming* No. 18 Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego (Holiday Bowl) ESPN W 20–19   61,892
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Rankings[edit]

Ranking Movement
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Final
AP 16 RV RV 19 17 NR NR NR NR NR 18 19 18 18 16
Coaches' 18 NR NR NR NR NR RV 20 RV 16

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Game notes[edit]

Tennessee[edit]

Kickoff Classic
1 2 3 4 Total
#16 Hawkeyes 3 7 9 3 22
#17 Volunteers 0 14 0 9 23

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Arizona[edit]

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Iowa State[edit]

Iowa at Iowa State
1 2 3 4 Total
Hawkeyes 10 14 10 14 48
Cyclones 3 6 0 0 9

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Kansas State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 7 3 3 0 13
#19 Hawkeyes 14 7 0 17 38
  • Source:

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Michigan State[edit]

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Wisconsin[edit]

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Michigan[edit]

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Purdue[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Boilermakers 0 7 7 0 14
Hawkeyes 14 7 10 7 38
  • Source:

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Indiana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#11 Hoosiers 0 7 7 7 21
Hawkeyes 13 7 0 9 29
  • Source:

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Northwestern[edit]

Chuck Hartlieb completed 25 of 32 passes for 471 yards and 7 touchdowns.

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Ohio State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hawkeyes 3 12 0 14 29
Buckeyes 7 7 7 6 27
  • Date: November 14
  • Location: Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
  • Game attendance: 90,090
  • Game weather: 61°F, Clear and sunny
  • Referee: Gil Marchman

With six seconds left, Chuck Hartlieb threw a 28-yard touchdown pass to Marv Cook on fourth-and-23 to earn Iowa's first victory at Ohio Stadium since 1959.

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Minnesota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Gophers 3 3 7 7 20
#18 Hawkeyes 3 21 7 3 34
  • Source:

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Wyoming[edit]

1987 SeaWorld Holiday Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
#18 Hawkeyes 0 7 0 13 20
Cowboys 12 7 0 0 19

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Awards and honors[edit]

Team players in the 1988 NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1988 NFL Draft
Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Quinn Early Wide Receiver 3 60 San Diego Chargers
Kevin Harmon Running Back 4 101 Seattle Seahawks
Herb Wester Tackle 5 114 Cincinnati Bengals
Joe Schuster Defensive Tackle 10 261 Philadelphia Eagles

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1987 Iowa Hawkeyes Schedule and Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved November 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Iowa 1987 AP Football Rankings". collegepollarchive.com. Retrieved November 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Tennessee Freshman, Bad Pitch Stop Iowa". Chicago Tribune. August 31, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Pacific 10 Roundup: Iowa 15, Arizona 14". Los Angeles Times. September 13, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Big Ten Roundup: Harmon's 179 Yards, 3 Touchdowns Help Iowa to 48-9 Victory". Los Angeles Times. September 20, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  6. ^ "K-State fails to capitalize on Iowa's mistakes". The Salina Journal. September 27, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Who`ll Be Counted Out In Big 10?". Chicago Tribune. October 2, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  8. ^ "White, MSU defense too much for Iowa". Chicago Tribune. October 4, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Big Ten Roundup: Iowa 31, Wisconsin 10". Los Angeles Times. October 11, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Big Ten Roundup: Brown and Michigan Bounce Back and Beat Iowa at the Pass, 37-10". Los Angeles Times. October 18, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Big Ten Roundup: Iowa 38, Purdue 14". Los Angeles Times. October 25, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  12. ^ "LATE IOWA DRIVE DROPS INDIANA FROM LEAD IN BIG TEN, 29-21". Washington Post. November 1, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Iowa's Hartlieb Throws for 7 Touchdowns". Los Angeles Times. November 8, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  14. ^ "Hartlieb`s 7 Td Passes Sink NU". Chicago Tribune. November 8, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  15. ^ "IOWA RALLY UPSETS OHIO STATE". New York Times. November 15, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  16. ^ "Iowa Beats Ohio State on Fourth-Down Pass With Six Seconds Left". Los Angeles Times. November 15, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Iowa 34, Minnesota 20". Chicago Tribune. November 22, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  18. ^ "Wyoming, Iowa Set for Holiday". Los Angeles Times. November 22, 1987. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  19. ^ "Game History: The 1987 SeaWorld Holiday Bowl". sandiegobowlgames.com. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  20. ^ "1988 NFL Draft". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved November 10, 2015.