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1959 Iowa Hawkeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1959 record5–4 (3–3 Big Ten)
Head coachForest Evashevski
MVPDon Norton
Captain
Home stadiumIowa Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/6 Wisconsin 5 2 0     7 3 0
#NR/16 Michigan State 4 2 0     5 4 0
Purdue 4 2 1     5 2 2
#13/12 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 / Coaches' Poll

The 1959 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1959 college football season.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 26* at California #13 California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 42–12  
October 3 #2 Northwestern #5 Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA L 10–14  
October 10† Michigan State #10 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA NBC W 37–8  
October 17 at Wisconsin #9 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 16–25  
October 24 at #14 Purdue #15 Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN ABC L 7–14  
October 31* Kansas State Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 53–0  
November 7 Minnesota Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Floyd of Rosedale) W 33–0  
November 14 at Ohio State #16 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 16–7  
November 21* Notre Dame #16 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA L 19–20  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
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