1998 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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1998 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1998 record 3–8 (2–6 Big Ten)
Head coach Hayden Fry (20th year)
Offensive coordinator Don Patterson (7th year)
Defensive coordinator Bob Elliott (3rd year)
Home stadium Kinnick Stadium
(Capacity: 70,397)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Ohio State %+   7 1         11 1  
#6 Wisconsin $+   7 1         11 1  
#12 Michigan +   7 1         10 3  
#24 Purdue   6 2         9 4  
#17 Penn State   5 3         9 3  
Michigan State   4 4         6 6  
Minnesota   2 6         5 6  
Indiana   2 6         4 7  
Illinois   2 6         3 8  
Iowa   2 6         3 8  
Northwestern   0 8         3 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Kinnick Stadium and participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. The 1998 season marked the 20th and final season for coach Hayden Fry.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 11:30 AM Central Michigan* Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ESPN+ W 38–0   58,920
September 12 11:00 AM Iowa State* Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy) ESPN2 L 9–27   70,397
September 19 9:00 PM at No. 17 Arizona* Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ FSN L 11–35   52,634
September 26 11:00 AM at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL ESPN W 37–14   44,245
October 3 2:30 PM No. 25 Michigan Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA ABC L 9–12   70,397
October 10 11:00 AM Northwestern Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA ESPN W 26–24   70,397
October 17 11:00 AM at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN ESPN+ L 7–14   36,598
October 24 2:30 PM No. 8 Wisconsin Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Rivalry) ABC L 0–31   70,397
October 31 1:00 PM at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 14–36   50,443
November 14 2:30 PM No. 7 Ohio State Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA ABC L 14–45   69,473
November 21 1:30 PM at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN (Floyd of Rosedale) L 7–49   50,640
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Postseason awards[edit]

  • Jared DeVries - Consensus First-team All-American (Defensive Tackle)

Team players in the 1999 NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1999 NFL Draft
Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Jared DeVries Defensive Tackle 3 70 Detroit Lions
Eric Thigpen Defensive Back 6 200 Atlanta Falcons

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