1898 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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1898 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Conference Independent
1898 record 3–4–2
Head coach Alden Knipe (1st season)
Captain Samuel Hobbs
Home stadium Iowa Field
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The 1898 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1898 college football season. This season marks Alden Knipe's first season as head coach of the Hawkeyes. This season is also Iowa's first year as an Independent after the WIUFA and before joining the Big Ten.


Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
October 1 Knox Iowa FieldIowa City, IA T 0–0  
October 8 at Chicago Marshall FieldChicago, IL L 0–38  
October 15 Drake Iowa Field • Iowa City, IA L 5–18  
October 22 Upper Iowa Iowa Field • Iowa City, IA W 23–5  
October 29 Rush Medical Iowa Field • Iowa City, IA L 11–15  
November 5 Iowa State Teachers Iowa Field • Iowa City, IA L 5–11  
November 12 at Iowa College Grinnell, IA T 5–5  
November 17 Simpson Iowa Field • Iowa City, IA W 12–0  
November 24 vs. Nebraska Council Bluffs, IA W 6–5  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.



  1. ^ "Iowa Football 2013 Media Guide" (pdf). CBS Sports. CBS Interactive. 2013. Retrieved February 3, 2014.