Iowa/ISU Preview

The Iowa Hawkeyes head to Ames on Saturday, September 15th to take on the Iowa State Cyclones. This will be the first Cy-Hawk game for new Cyclone coach Gene Chizik, who is off to a rough 0-2 start. Read thoughts from Iowa players, Iowa coaches, and the HN Staff on this year as well as last year's matchup in this free HawkeyeNation preview package.

Iowa Hawkeyes 2-0 (0-0)
Iowa State Cyclones 0-2 (0-0)


Random Facts and Stats

  • Of the 18 times Iowa has lost to Iowa State, three times it was to a first-year coach. Bert German (1894), Clyde Williams (1907), Charles Mayser (1915)
  • Iowa has never played Iowa State on September 15th
  • The last time Iowa State started the year 0-2 was 1997. Iowa defeated the Cyclones 63-20. Iowa State finished that year 1-11, winning only against Baylor.
  • In the 54 meetings between the two teams, Iowa State has never scored more than 35 points against the Hawkeyes. The Hawkeyes have scored more than 35 points against the Cyclones 11 times.
  • The last time Iowa State lost to Northern Iowa, they did not record a win the rest of the season. Going 0-10-1 in 1994 under Jim Walden. Including a 37-9 loss to an Iowa team that finished 5-5-1.
  • Three Hawkeyes have a birthday within 7 days of the Iowa/Iowa State game. A.J. Edds turns 20 on September 18th, Chris Rowell turned 20 on September 10th, and Brett Greenwood turns 20 on September 14th. Saturday the 15th is Nick Frere, an Iowa State defensive lineman's birthday.
  • For the HN Pickem, only one user has picked Iowa State to defeat Iowa. For their own safety, we won't divulge who that is.

This Week

ISU Week: VIDEO - Devan Moylan
ISU Week: VIDEO - Kenny Iwebema
ISU Week: VIDEO - Jake Christensen
ISU Week: Bryan Mattison Premium Story
ISU Week: Albert Young Premium Story
ISU Week: Julian Vandervelde Q&A Premium Story
Howe: McCarney's Absence Leaves Void
ISU Week: Kirk on the Side Transcript Premium Story
ISU Week: AUDIO - Albert Young
ISU Week: AUDIO - James Cleveland
ISU Week: AUDIO - Harold Dalton Premium Story
ISU Week: AUDIO - Mitch King
ISU Week: AUDIO - Kenny Iwebema Premium Story
ISU Week: AUDIO - Bryan Mattison Premium Story
ISU Week: AUDIO - Kirk Ferentz Premium Story
ISU Week: AUDIO - Julian Vandervelde
ISU Week: Kirk Ferentz Q&A


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