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Iowa–Nebraska football rivalry
Iowa Hawkeyes Logo.svg Nebraska Cornhuskers logo.svg
Teams Iowa Hawkeyes
Nebraska Cornhuskers
Trophy Originated 2011
First Meeting 1891 (Iowa 22-0)
Last Meeting 2012 (Nebraska 13-7)
Next Meeting November 30, 2013
All Time Series Nebraska, 28–12–3
Trophy Series Nebraska, 2–0
Current Streak Nebraska, 5
Longest Winning Streak Nebraska, 8 (1931–41)
Largest Victory Nebraska 57, Iowa 0
September 20, 1980
Highest Scoring Game Nebraska 52, Iowa 7
November 20, 1915

The Iowa–Nebraska football rivalry is an American college football rivalry between the Iowa Hawkeyes football team of the University of Iowa and Nebraska Cornhuskers football team of the University of Nebraska. The Heroes Trophy is the trophy that is awarded to the winner of the game.

Nebraska leads the all-time series between the two schools at 28–12–3.

Game results

The winning team is in bold text. Years of an Iowa win are in ██ black. Years of a Nebraska win are in ██ red. Years of a tie or a vacated game are in white.

Pre-Big Ten Era

The two schools met often throughout the 1890s and the first half of the 20th century, however they only played each other six times in the second half of the 20th century.

Date Site Winning team Losing team Series
 November 26, 1891    Omaha, NE   Iowa 22  Nebraska      0  Iowa 1–0
November 24, 1892 Omaha, NE Nebraska      10 Iowa10 Iowa 1–0–1
November 30, 1893 Omaha, NE Nebraska     20 Iowa18 Tied 1–1–1
November 29, 1894 Omaha, NE Nebraska     36 Iowa0 Nebraska 2–1–1
November 28, 1895 Omaha, NE Nebraska     6 Iowa0 Nebraska 3–1–1
November 26, 1896 Omaha, NE Nebraska      0 Iowa0 Nebraska 3–1–2
November 28, 1896 Omaha, NE Iowa      6 Nebraska0 Nebraska 3–2–2
November 25, 1897 Council Bluffs, IA Nebraska     6 Iowa0 Nebraska 4–2–2
November 24, 1898 Council Bluffs, IA Iowa      6 Nebraska5 Nebraska 4–3–2
November 4, 1899 Omaha, NE Iowa      30 Nebraska0 Tied 4–4–2
October 31, 1903 Iowa City, IA Nebraska     17 Iowa6 Nebraska 5–4–2
November 5, 1904 Lincoln, NE Nebraska     17 Iowa12 Nebraska 6–4–2
October 31, 1908 Iowa City, IA Nebraska     11 Iowa8 Nebraska 7–4–2
October 23, 1909 Lincoln, NE Nebraska      6 Iowa6 Nebraska 7–4–3
November 22, 1913 Lincoln, NE Nebraska     12 Iowa0 Nebraska 8–4–3
November 21, 1914 Iowa City, IA Nebraska     16 Iowa7 Nebraska 9–4–3
November 20, 1915 Lincoln, NE Nebraska     52 Iowa7 Nebraska 10–4–3
November 25, 1916 Iowa City, IA Nebraska     34 Iowa17 Nebraska 11–4–3
October 13, 1917 Lincoln, NE Nebraska     47 Iowa0 Nebraska 12–4–3
October 5, 1918 Lincoln, NE Iowa      12 Nebraska0 Nebraska 12–5–3
October 4, 1919 Iowa City, IA Iowa      18 Nebraska0 Nebraska 12–6–3
November 22, 1930 Iowa City, IA Iowa      12 Nebraska7 Nebraska 12–7–3
November 7, 1931 Lincoln, NE Nebraska     7 Iowa0 Nebraska 13–7–3
November 5, 1932 Iowa City, IA Nebraska     14 Iowa13 Nebraska 14–7–3
November 25, 1933 Lincoln, NE Nebraska     7 Iowa6 Nebraska 15–7–3
October 13, 1934 Lincoln, NE Nebraska     14 Iowa13 Nebraska 16–7–3
November 20, 1937 Lincoln, NE Nebraska     28 Iowa0 Nebraska 17–7–3
November 19, 1938 Iowa City, IA Nebraska     14 Iowa0 Nebraska 18–7–3
November 9, 1940 Lincoln, NE Nebraska     14 Iowa6 Nebraska 19–7–3
November 22, 1941 Lincoln, NE Nebraska     14 Iowa13 Nebraska 20–7–3
September 26, 1942 Iowa City, IA Iowa      27 Nebraska0 Nebraska 20–8–3
November 20, 1943 Lincoln, NE Iowa      33 Nebraska13 Nebraska 20–9–3
November 4, 1944 Iowa City, IA Iowa      27 Nebraska6 Nebraska 20–10–3
November 24, 1945 Lincoln, NE Nebraska     13 Iowa6 Nebraska 21–10–3
October 10, 1946 Iowa City, IA Iowa      21 Nebraska7 Nebraska 21–11–3
September 22, 1979 Iowa City, IA #7 Nebraska     24 Iowa21 Nebraska 22–11–3
September 20, 1980 Lincoln, NE #6 Nebraska     57 Iowa0 Nebraska 23–11–3
September 12, 1981 Iowa City, IA Iowa      10 #7 Nebraska7 Nebraska 23–12–3
September 11, 1982 Lincoln, NE #3 Nebraska     42 Iowa7 Nebraska 24–12–3
September 4, 1999 Iowa City, IA #5 Nebraska     42 Iowa7 Nebraska 25–12–3
September 23, 2000 Lincoln, NE #1 Nebraska     42 Iowa13 Nebraska 26–12–3

Heroes Trophy Era

Nebraska joined the Big Ten in 2011. As Iowa and Nebraska are both in the Legends Division, this game will be played every year.

Date Site Winning team Losing team Series
 November 25, 2011    Lincoln, NE   #22 Nebraska 20  Iowa      7  Nebraska 27–12–3
 November 23, 2012    Iowa City, IA   #17 Nebraska 13  Iowa      7  Nebraska 28–12–3

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