Hawkeye Nation Iowa/South Carolina Preview

Shonn Greene, Mitch King and the Iowa Hawkeyes are in Tampa getting ready for the Outback Bowl on Thursday. Time for you get ready with the HawkeyeNation.com preview package. The usual staples are here, 6 questions, simulation, stats, etc, but we've also added the HN Staff Predictions for the game. Check it out here, free!

Iowa Hawkeyes 8-4 (5-3)
South Carolina Gamecocks 7-5 (4-4)

Outback Bowl

10:00 AM Central
Television: ESPN


Interesting Facts

  • Iowa has held a bowl opponent under 10 points only once, a 27-0 defeat of Texas Tech in the 1996 Alamo Bowl.
  • Iowa is 4-3 on games played on January 1st.
  • Iowa has never played South Carolina.
  • Steve Spurrier has 21 losses during his four seasons at South Carolina. In his 12 years at florida, he had 27 losses.
  • South Carolina is 3-5 against current members of the Big Ten conference, scoring less than 15 points per game.
  • During the 2008 floods, members of the South Carolina track team, who were in Des Moines for competition, spent several hours helping sandbag. You can read more here.

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