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1981 Iowa Hawkeyes Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (33rd of 137) ▪ Rank: 18th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 6-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Hayden Fry (8-4)

PS/G: 21.7 (60th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 13.1 (14th of 137)
SRS: 11.41 (23rd of 137) ▪ SOS: 6.08 (32nd of 137)

Bowl Game: Lost Rose Bowl 28-0 versus Washington

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 Final
        18 15 12 6 16     19 13 13 18

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Iowa (7) Nebraska Big 8 W 10 7 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Iowa @ Iowa State Big 8 L 12 23 1 1 0 L 1
3 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Iowa (6) UCLA Pac-10 W 20 7 2 1 0 W 1
4 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (18) Iowa @ Northwestern Big Ten W 64 0 3 1 0 W 2
5 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (15) Iowa Indiana Big Ten W 42 28 4 1 0 W 3
6 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (12) Iowa @ (5) Michigan Big Ten W 9 7 5 1 0 W 4
7 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (6) Iowa Minnesota Big Ten L 10 12 5 2 0 L 1
8 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (16) Iowa @ Illinois Big Ten L 7 24 5 3 0 L 2
9 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Iowa Purdue Big Ten W 33 7 6 3 0 W 1
10 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Iowa @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 17 7 7 3 0 W 2
11 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (19) Iowa Michigan State Big Ten W 36 7 8 3 0 W 3
12 Jan 1, 1982 Fri (13) Iowa N (12) Washington Pac-10 L 0 28 8 4 0 L 1 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)