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1972 Iowa Hawkeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1972 record3–7–1 (2–6–1 Big Ten)
Head coachFrank Lauterbur
MVPDan Dickel
Captain
Home stadiumIowa Stadium
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/6 Michigan § 7 1 0     10 1 0
#9/3 Ohio State § 7 1 0     9 2 0
Purdue 6 2 0     6 5 0
Michigan State 5 2 1     5 5 1
Minnesota 4 4 0     4 7 0
Indiana 3 5 0     5 6 0
Illinois 3 5 0     3 8 0
Iowa 2 6 1     3 7 1
Wisconsin 2 6 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 1 8 0     2 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1972 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1972 college football season. This season marks the last season the Hawkeyes played in Iowa Stadium before it was renamed Kinnick Stadium after Iowa Heisman Trophy winner Nile Kinnick.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 16 at #3 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 0–21   77,098
September 23* Oregon State Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA W 19–11   51,229
September 30* at #13 Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA L 10–14   58,065
October 7 Purdue Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA L 0–24   54,576
October 14 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 23–12   31,149
October 21 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN (Floyd of Rosedale) L 14–43   44,196
October 28† Michigan State Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA T 6–6   46,852
November 4 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 14–16   78,723
November 11 #4 Michigan Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA L 0–31   43,176
November 18 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 8–16   27,440
November 25 Illinois Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 15–14   25,000
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
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ReferencesEdit

  1. College Football @ Sports-Reference.com
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