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1978 Iowa Hawkeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1978 record2–9 (2–6 Big Ten)
Head coachBob Commings
MVPBrad Reid
Captain
Home stadiumKinnick Stadium
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5/5 Michigan § 7 1 0     10 2 0
#12/NR Michigan State § 7 1 0     8 3 0
#13/13 Purdue 6 1 1     9 2 1
Ohio State 6 2 0     7 4 1
Minnesota 4 4 0     5 6 0
Wisconsin 3 4 2     5 4 2
Indiana 3 5 0     4 7 0
Iowa 2 6 0     2 9 0
Illinois 0 6 2     1 8 2
Northwestern 0 8 1     0 10 1
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1978 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. This season is the last season that Bob Commings is the head coach of the Hawkeyes.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 16 Northwestern Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA W 20–3   56,840
September 23* #20 Iowa State Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Cy-Hawk Trophy) L 0–31   60,075
September 30* at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ L 3–23   46,851
October 7* Utah Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA L 9–13   51,170
October 14 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN (Floyd of Rosedale) L 20–22   51,381
October 21 at Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 7–31   87,326
October 28 #17 Purdue Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA L 7–34   57,640
November 4 #8 Michigan Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA L 0–34   49,120
November 11 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 14–34   33,167
November 18 Wisconsin Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 38–24   44,444
November 25 at #14 Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 7–42   57,007
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
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ReferencesEdit

  1. College Football @ Sports-Reference.com
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