Iowa–Nebraska football rivalry

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Iowa–Nebraska football rivalry
Heroes Game logo.png
First meeting November 26, 1891
Latest meeting November 27, 2015
Next meeting November 25, 2016
Trophy Heroes Trophy
Statistics
Meetings total 46
All-time series Nebraska leads, 29–14–3
Largest victory Nebraska, 57–0 (1980)
Longest win streak Nebraska, 8 (1931–41)
Current win streak Iowa, 1 (2015–present)

The Iowa–Nebraska football rivalry is an American college football rivalry between the Iowa Hawkeyes and Nebraska Cornhuskers.

History[edit]

The two schools met often throughout the 1890s and the first half of the 20th century, but played only six times in the second half. Following Nebraska's move to the Big Ten Conference in 2011, the teams again meet annually. The Heroes Trophy has been awarded to the winner of the game since 2011. Nebraska leads the series 29–14–3.

Game results[edit]

Iowa victories Nebraska victories Tie games
# Date Location Winner Score
1 November 26, 1891 Omaha, NE Iowa 22–0
2 November 24, 1892 Omaha, NE Tie 10–10
3 November 30, 1893 Omaha, NE Nebraska 20–18
4 November 29, 1894 Omaha, NE Nebraska 36–0
5 November 28, 1895 Omaha, NE Nebraska 6–0
6 November 26, 1896 Omaha, NE Tie 0–0
7 November 28, 1896 Omaha, NE Iowa 6–0
8 November 25, 1897 Council Bluffs, IA Nebraska 6–0
9 November 24, 1898 Council Bluffs, IA Iowa 6–5
10 November 4, 1899 Omaha, NE Iowa 30–0
11 October 31, 1903 Iowa City, IA Nebraska 17–6
12 November 5, 1904 Lincoln, NE Nebraska 17–12
13 October 31, 1908 Iowa City, IA Nebraska 11–8
14 October 23, 1909 Lincoln, NE Tie 6–6
15 November 22, 1913 Lincoln, NE Nebraska 12–0
16 November 21, 1914 Iowa City, IA Nebraska 16–7
17 November 20, 1915 Lincoln, NE Nebraska 52–7
18 November 25, 1916 Iowa City, IA Nebraska 34–17
19 October 13, 1917 Lincoln, NE Nebraska 47–0
20 October 5, 1918 Lincoln, NE Iowa 12–0
21 October 4, 1919 Iowa City, IA Iowa 18–0
22 November 22, 1930 Iowa City, IA Iowa 12–7
23 November 7, 1931 Lincoln, NE Nebraska 7–0
24 November 5, 1932 Iowa City, IA Nebraska 14–13
25 November 25, 1933 Lincoln, NE Nebraska 7–6
26 October 13, 1934 Lincoln, NE Nebraska 14–13
27 November 20, 1937 Lincoln, NE Nebraska 28–0
28 November 19, 1938 Iowa City, IA Nebraska 14–0
29 November 9, 1940 Lincoln, NE Nebraska 14–6
30 November 22, 1941 Lincoln, NE Nebraska 14–13
31 September 26, 1942 Iowa City, IA Iowa 27–0
32 November 20, 1943 Lincoln, NE Iowa 33–13
33 November 4, 1944 Iowa City, IA Iowa 27–6
34 November 24, 1945 Lincoln, NE Nebraska 13–6
35 October 10, 1946 Iowa City, IA Iowa 21–7
36 September 22, 1979 Iowa City, IA #7 Nebraska 24–21
37 September 20, 1980 Lincoln, NE #6 Nebraska 57–0
38 September 12, 1981 Iowa City, IA Iowa 10–7
39 September 11, 1982 Lincoln, NE #3 Nebraska 42–7
40 September 4, 1999 Iowa City, IA #5 Nebraska 42–7
41 September 23, 2000 Lincoln, NE #1 Nebraska 42–13
42 November 25, 2011 Lincoln, NE #22 Nebraska 20–7
43 November 23, 2012 Iowa City, IA #17 Nebraska 13–7
44 November 29, 2013 Lincoln, NE Iowa 38–17
45 November 28, 2014 Iowa City, IA Nebraska 37–34OT
46 November 27, 2015 Lincoln, NE #3 Iowa 28–20
Series: Nebraska leads 29–14–3

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