HN.com Iowa/Pittsburgh Preview

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Iowa Hawkeyes 3-0 (0-0)
vs
Pittsburgh Panthers 1-1 (0-0)

11:03AM
Television: ESPN2


Interesting Notes (AKA, stuff to make you sound cool at your tailgate)

  • As a college coach, Dave Wannstedt has never won coming off a bye week.
  • Iowa is 1-2 against Pittsburgh. They played in 1931, 1951, and 1952, with Iowa winning the middle game.
  • Wannstedt is 0-2 against Big Ten Teams while at Pittsburgh.
  • Kirk Ferentz is 3-6 in road openers in his time at Iowa.
  • In 1980, when Kirk Ferentz was a graduate assistant at Pittsburgh, Pitt played Kansas on September 20th, and won, 18-3.
  • The Big Ten holds a 107-65-2 advantage in all-time games against Pittsburgh. The majority of those games came against Penn State, a matchup that has not been played since 2000.

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