Saturday's game against the Cyclones marks the 53rd time the two in-state rivals will meet. Iowa holds a 35-17 advantage in the series that began with a 16-8 ISU win in 1894.
Hawkeyes have won 17 of the last 22 meetings between the two teams, including
the last two. The teams did not meet between 1935 and 1976 and
holds a 19-9 advantage since the series resumed in 1977.
holds a 15-5 advantage in games played at Ames.
defeated the Cyclones by a 40-21 margin in 2003 in Jack Trice Stadium. The
Hawkeyes won 15 straight games in the series (1983- 1997).
IOWA HITS THE
(1-0) hits the road for the first time this season, traveling to
to meet instate rival IowaState
(1-0). Game time is
at Jack Trice Stadium (45,814). The game is sold out.
is 4-0 in games played on Sept. 10. The Hawkeyes defeated Northwestern 24-0 in
51-10 in 1983 and 37-9 in 1994 and KansasState
45-10 in 1988.
with the current winning streak in Kinnick
boasts a nine game
win streak. After posting a 2-2 record in the first four games in 2004,
won seven straight Big Ten games to earn a share of the Big Ten title before
defeating LSU 30-25 in the 2005 Capital One Bowl.
opened the 2005 season
a victory over BallState.
current win streak ranks third best in the nation, trailing only USC (23) and
TOGETHER AT IOWA
Coach Kirk Ferentz and ISU Coach Dan McCarney worked together as assistant
coaches at Iowa
from 1981-89. After playing at Iowa McCarney joined the
football staff in 1977 and stayed until 1989. Ferentz joined the Hawkeye staff
in 1981 and also left in 1989, for the head coaching position at
senior TE C.J. Barkema and IowaState
sophomore TE Ben Barkema are brothers.
play a Division I-AA opponent in 2005. The Cyclones defeated
(32-21) last week in Ames,
while the Hawkeyes host Northern
on Sept. 17. Iowa
was originally scheduled to play Missouri
for its third non-conference game, but the Tigers pulled out forcing the
Hawkeyes to scramble and find another opponent (Northern
are coming off successful seasons that produced bowl victories.
defeated LSU (30-25) in the Capital One Bowl, while
(17-13) in the Independence Bowl.
team that has led after the first quarter has won 13 of the last 15 meetings
(two were tied) and the team that has led at halftime has won 14 of the last 15
contests. Last season, Iowa
led 7-3 after one quarter and 14-3 at halftime. The Hawkeyes went on to a seven
point victory (17-10) in Iowa
VS. THE BIG 12
holds an all-time record of 64-62-3 (.508) against current members of the Big 12
Conference, having met all but Baylor at least once.
is the only Big 12 opponent on the Hawkeye schedule this
ISU VS. THE BIG TEN
is 21-76-2 vs. the Big Ten, but has not played
did not play any common opponents last year, nor will they this
won its second-straight game over IowaState
with a 17-10 victory in Kinnick Stadium. The victory snapped a three game home
losing streak to the Cyclones and the Hawkeyes retained the Cy-Hawk
Hawkeyes marched down the field on their opening possession, scoring a touchdown
on a six-play, 49-yard drive. RB Albert Young scored his second touchdown in as
many weeks on a one-yard plunge. RB Jermelle Lewis accounted for the first 48
yards of the drive, including 23 rushing yards and 25 receiving
solid defense helped set up another first half score. After
was forced to punt from its own seven, QB Drew Tate hooked up with WR Ed Hinkel
for a 29-yard scoring strike on third down with just
left in the first half.
Hawkeyes opened the third quarter with a 39-yard field goal from PK Kyle Schlicher. That score was set up by a 23- yard connection from Tate to Warren Holloway. Iowa
maintained a 17-3 advantage for most of the third quarter until a 40-yard
touchdown pass trimmed the Hawkeye lead to seven (17-10) with 36 seconds left in
the period. The Hawkeye defense was able to protect the seven-point advantage as
neither team scored again.
completed 16-22 passes for 220 yards, tossing one touchdown and one interception
in his first complete game as Iowa's
starting quarterback. Hinkel caught a team-high four passes for 61 yards to lead
the team in receiving. RB Jermelle Lewis eclipsed the century mark for the fifth
time in his career. Lewis rushed 30 times for 102 yards, including a team-season
long 34-yarder late in the fourth quarter to move the chains and help run time
off the clock.
Hawkeyes held the Cyclones to 236 total yards, including 66 on the ground. LB
Abdul Hodge posted a game-high 12 tackles (8 solo), while LB Chad Greenway
collected 10 tackles (6 solo), including one for loss and one pass break-up. DL
Jonathan Babineaux tied a career-high with six tackles (five solo), including