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1987 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Holiday Bowl Champions
Holiday Bowl, W 20-19 vs. Wyoming
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1987 record10–3 (6–2 Big Ten)
Head coachHayden Fry
Offensive coordinatorBill Snyder
Home stadiumKinnick Stadium
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8/8 Michigan State 7 0 1     9 2 1
#16/16 Iowa 6 2 0     10 3 0
#NR/20 Indiana 6 2 0     8 4 0
#19/18 Michigan 5 3 0     8 4 0
Ohio State 4 4 0     6 4 1
Minnesota 3 5 0     6 5 0
Purdue 3 5 0     3 7 1
Illinois 2 5 1     3 7 1
Northwestern 2 6 0     2 8 1
Wisconsin 1 7 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1987 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30* vs. #17 Tennessee #16 Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, NJ (Kickoff Classic) ABC L 22-23   54,681
September 12* at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ W 15-14   57,284
September 19* at Iowa State Cyclone StadiumAmes, IA (Cy-Hawk Trophy) W 48-9   54,101
September 26* Kansas State #19 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA W 38-13   67,700
October 3 Michigan State #17 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA L 14-19   67,700
October 10 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 31-10   74,645
October 17 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ABC L 10-37   105,406
October 24 Purdue Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA ABC W 38-14   67,700
October 31 #11 Indiana Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 29-21   67,700
November 7 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 52-24   38,694
November 14 at Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 29-27   90,090
November 21 Minnesota #18 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Floyd of Rosedale) W 34-20   67,700
December 30* vs. Wyoming #18 Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego, CA (Holiday Bowl) ESPN W 20-19   61,892
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.
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Team players in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Quinn Early Wide Receiver 3 60 San Diego Chargers
Kevin Harmon Running Back 4 101 Seattle Seahawks
Herb Wester Tackle 5 114 Cincinnati Bengals
Joe Schuster Defensive Tackle 10 261 Philadelphia Eagles
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