Five Greatest Iowa Hawkeyes Bowl Performances of All-Time

Posted by Michael Maxwell on December-10-2009 Add Comments

Given all the anticipation surrounding Iowa’s upcoming Orange Bowl appearance vs. Georgia Tech, this is the perfect time for a quick stroll down memory lane to revisit the all-time great Hawkeye bowl performances.

The Hawkeyes have had their fair share of success in the postseason under a number of different coaches, including Forest Evashevski in the 1950s, Hayden Fry in the '80s and '90s, and now Kirk Ferentz in this decade. 

Iowa’s overall bowl record coming into the 2010 Orange Bowl stands at a respectable 12-10-1.  Here is a look at the top historical performances.


No. 5:  Iowa 55, Texas 17, Freedom Bowl, Dec. 26, 1984

Led by flashy junior quarterback Chuck Long, the Hawk...

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