1982 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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1982 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Peach Bowl champion
Peach Bowl, W 28–22 vs. Tennessee
Conference Big Ten Conference
1982 record 8–4 (6–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Hayden Fry (4th season)
Offensive coordinator Bill Snyder (4th season)
Defensive coordinator Bill Brashier (4th season)
MVP Bobby Stoops
Captain Mark Bortz
Norm Granger
Mike Hufford
Brett Miller
Bobby Stoops
Home stadium Kinnick Stadium
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan $ 8 1 0     8 4 0
No. 12 Ohio State 7 1 0     9 3 0
Iowa 6 2 0     8 4 0
Illinois 6 3 0     7 5 0
Wisconsin 5 4 0     7 5 0
Indiana 4 5 0     5 6 0
Purdue 3 6 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 7 0     3 8 0
Michigan State 2 7 0     2 9 0
Minnesota 1 8 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1982 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1982 Big Ten Conference football season. The Hawkeyes, led by head coach Hayden Fry, were members of the Big Ten Conference and played their home games at Kinnick Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 11 at No. 3 Nebraska* Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE L 7–42   76,013
September 18 Iowa State* Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA (Cy-Hawk Trophy) L 7–19   59,605
September 25 at Arizona* Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ W 17–14   41,353
October 2 Northwesterndagger Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 45–7   59,750
October 9 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN CBS W 24–20   46,212
October 16 Michigan Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA L 7–29   59,989
October 23 at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN (Floyd of Rosedale) W 21–16   63,872
October 30 Illinois Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA CBS W 14–13   59,922
November 6 at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 7–16   67,002
November 13 Wisconsin Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 28–14   58,500
November 20 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI W 24–18   50,103
December 31 vs. Tennessee* Atlanta–Fulton County StadiumAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) CBS W 28–22   50,134
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Roster[edit]

1982 Iowa Hawkeyes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OT 78 John Alt Jr
OL 69 Mike Bennett Fr
RB 33 Owen Gill So
FB 26 Norm Granger (C) Jr
QB Tom Grogan Jr
OT Mike Haight Fr
OG 68 Tim Hanna Jr
WR 40 Bill Happel Fr
RB 31 Ronnie Harmon Fr
WR 87 Scott Helverson Fr
C 53 Joel Hilgenberg Jr
TE 86 Mike Hufford (C) Jr
OG 65 Tom Humphrey Fr
OT 55 Joe Levelis Jr
QB 16 Chuck Long Redshirt.svg Fr
OT 79 Brett Miller (C) Sr
WR 5 Dave Moritz Jr
RB 22 Eddie Phillips Jr
OG 66 Jon Roehlk Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL 63 Mark Bortz (C) Sr
LB 47 Zane Corbin
CB 29 Nate Creer Fr
LB 34 Jonathan Hayes Fr
DL Michael Hooks
DL 64 Paul Hufford So
DB 14 Keith Hunter So
DT 77 George Little So
DE 98 George Millett Fr
DB 21 Devon Mitchell Fr
DB 45 Jay Norvell Fr
DL 50 Hap Peterson Fr
LB 36 Larry Station Fr
DB 41 Bob Stoops (C) Sr
DB Mike Stoops So
DE Dave Strobel So
DL 51 Bill Weires Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 3 Nichol Tom So
P 7 Reggie Roby Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Bill SnyderOffensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • Bill Brashier – Defensive Coordinator
  • Kirk FerentzOffensive line
  • Carl Jackson – Running backs
  • Del MillerOffensive assistant
  • Dan McCarneyDefensive line
  • Barry AlvarezLinebackers
  • Don Patterson – Defensive Backs
  • Bernie Wyatt – Defensive Ends/Recruiting Coordinator
  • Bill Dervich – Strength and Conditioning

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Game summaries[edit]

Nebraska[edit]

Iowa at #3 Nebraska
1 234Total
Hawkeyes 0 007 7
Cornhuskers 14 14014 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
12–23–3 1981 W 10–7

Iowa State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
18–11 1981 L 12–23

Arizona[edit]

Iowa at Arizona
1 234Total
Hawkeyes 0 773 17
Wildcats 0 1400 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–5 1980 L 3–5

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Northwestern[edit]

Northwestern at Iowa
1 234Total
Wildcats 0 700 7
Hawkeyes 14 14107 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
28–14–3 1981 W 64–0

Indiana[edit]

Iowa at Indiana
1 234Total
Hawkeyes 7 773 24
Hoosiers 3 1430 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
26–19–4 1981 W 42–28

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Michigan[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
5–25–3 1981 W 9–7

Minnesota[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
22–51–2 1981 L 10–12

Chuck Long scored on a pair of short touchdown runs and Eddie Phillips rushed for 198 yards and another score.[4]

Illinois[edit]

Illinois at Iowa
1 234Total
Fighting Illini 10 003 13
Hawkeyes 7 070 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
15–29–2 1982 L 7–24

The Hawkeyes earned their first home win over the Fighting Illini since the 1974 season.

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Purdue[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
17–39–2 1981 W 33–7

Wisconsin[edit]

Wisconsin at Iowa
1 234Total
Badgers 7 007 14
Hawkeyes 7 1470 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
24–34–1 1981 W 17–7

The Hawkeyes recorded a school-record seven interceptions against the Badgers. Owen Gill ran for 157 yards and two touchdowns, and Chuck Long added two 1-yard touchdown runs.

Michigan State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
8–10–1 1981 W 36–7

Peach Bowl[edit]

Iowa vs. Tennessee
1 234Total
Hawkeyes 0 2170 28
Volunteers 7 0123 22
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

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Postseason Awards[edit]

  • Reggie Roby - All-American (Punter), Led nation with a 48.1-yard average

Team players in the 1983 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Brett Miller Tackle 5 129 Atlanta Falcons
Reggie Roby Punter 6 167 Miami Dolphins
Mark Bortz Guard 8 219 Chicago Bears

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1982 Iowa Hawkeyes Schedule and Results". sports-reference.com.
  2. ^ Eugene-Register Guard. 1982 Sept 26.
  3. ^ Logan, Bob (October 10, 1982). "Clock runs out on Indiana". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved November 29, 2015.
  4. ^ Eugene-Register Guard. 1982 Oct 24.
  5. ^ "Phillips, Hawks nip Illini". The Indianapolis Star. October 31, 1982. Retrieved November 29, 2015.
  6. ^ "Hawks are waltzin!". The Gazette. January 1, 1983. Retrieved November 29, 2015.
  7. ^ "1983 NFL Draft". pro-football-reference.com.