122 Years

122 Years Table
Overall Conference SRS Polls
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
12020Big Ten620.750620.75013.771.77241616Kirk Ferentz (6-2)
22019Big Ten1030.769630.66714.604.44201415Kirk Ferentz (10-3)Holiday Bowl-W
32018Big Ten940.692540.55613.143.291825Kirk Ferentz (9-4)Outback Bowl-W
42017Big Ten850.615450.44414.668.7425Kirk Ferentz (8-5)Pinstripe Bowl-W
52016Big Ten850.615630.6676.812.111713Kirk Ferentz (8-5)Outback Bowl-L
62015Big Ten1220.8578001.00010.801.5139Kirk Ferentz (12-2)Rose Bowl-L
72014Big Ten760.538440.5001.37-0.40Kirk Ferentz (7-6)TaxSlayer Bowl-L
82013Big Ten850.615530.6257.312.31Kirk Ferentz (8-5)Outback Bowl-L
92012Big Ten480.333260.250-2.621.63Kirk Ferentz (4-8)
102011Big Ten760.538440.5004.381.77Kirk Ferentz (7-6)Insight Bowl-L
112010Big Ten850.615440.50010.151.9999Kirk Ferentz (8-5)Insight Bowl-W
122009Big Ten1120.846620.75010.261.872277Kirk Ferentz (11-2)Orange Bowl-W
132008Big Ten940.692530.62511.110.572020Kirk Ferentz (9-4)Outback Bowl-W
142007Big Ten660.500440.500-3.43-2.10Kirk Ferentz (6-6)
152006Big Ten670.462260.2501.860.931613Kirk Ferentz (6-7)Alamo Bowl-L
162005Big Ten750.583530.62511.305.05118Kirk Ferentz (7-5)Outback Bowl-L
172004Big Ten1020.833710.87514.395.971988Kirk Ferentz (10-2)Capital One Bowl-W
182003Big Ten1030.769530.62514.664.2088Kirk Ferentz (10-3)Outback Bowl-W
192002Big Ten1120.8468001.00015.942.8738Kirk Ferentz (11-2)Orange Bowl-L
202001Big Ten750.583440.5009.963.21Kirk Ferentz (7-5)Alamo Bowl-W
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
212000Big Ten390.250350.375-2.406.86Kirk Ferentz (3-9)
221999Big Ten1100.091080.000-5.497.24Kirk Ferentz (1-10)
231998Big Ten380.273260.250-3.655.08Hayden Fry (3-8)
241997Big Ten750.583440.5008.77-0.812111Hayden Fry (7-5)Sun Bowl-L
251996Big Ten930.750620.75013.655.32221818Hayden Fry (9-3)Alamo Bowl-W
261995Big Ten840.667440.50011.214.791825Hayden Fry (8-4)Sun Bowl-W
271994Big Ten551.500341.4385.706.24Hayden Fry (5-5-1)
281993Big Ten660.500350.3750.223.39Hayden Fry (6-6)Alamo Bowl-L
291992Big Ten570.417440.5001.315.231616Hayden Fry (5-7)
301991Big Ten1011.875710.87511.180.7618710Hayden Fry (10-1-1)Holiday Bowl-T
311990Big Ten840.667620.75012.895.39618Hayden Fry (8-4)Rose Bowl-L
321989Big Ten560.455350.375-1.983.022323Hayden Fry (5-6)
331988Big Ten643.577413.6886.580.4399Hayden Fry (6-4-3)Peach Bowl-L
341987Big Ten1030.769620.75011.161.78161616Hayden Fry (10-3)Holiday Bowl-W
351986Big Ten930.750530.6259.310.98816Hayden Fry (9-3)Holiday Bowl-W
361985Big Ten1020.833710.87516.484.234110Hayden Fry (10-2)Rose Bowl-L
371984Big Ten841.654531.61110.182.1012516Hayden Fry (8-4-1)Freedom Bowl-W
381983Big Ten930.750720.77813.984.3116414Hayden Fry (9-3)Gator Bowl-L
391982Big Ten840.667620.7506.625.54Hayden Fry (8-4)Peach Bowl-W
401981Big Ten840.667620.75011.416.08618Hayden Fry (8-4)Rose Bowl-L
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
411980Big Ten470.364440.5001.455.72Hayden Fry (4-7)
421979Big Ten560.455440.5007.268.08Hayden Fry (5-6)
431978Big Ten290.182260.250-5.507.50Bob Commings (2-9)
441977Big Ten470.364350.3753.637.99Bob Commings (4-7)record adjusted to 5-6-0 by NCAA
451976Big Ten560.455350.3753.107.28Bob Commings (5-6)
461975Big Ten380.273350.375-0.426.94Bob Commings (3-8)
471974Big Ten380.273260.2500.3710.82Bob Commings (3-8)
481973Big Ten0110.000080.000-4.2314.23Frank Lauterbur (0-11)
491972Big Ten371.318261.278-1.206.90Frank Lauterbur (3-7-1)
501971Big Ten1100.091180.111-9.677.52Frank Lauterbur (1-10)
511970Big Ten361.350331.5000.937.53Ray Nagel (3-6-1)
521969Big Ten550.500340.4293.143.94Ray Nagel (5-5)
531968Big Ten550.500430.5718.767.36Ray Nagel (5-5)
541967Big Ten181.150061.071-3.436.37Ray Nagel (1-8-1)
551966Big Ten280.200160.143-6.913.89Ray Nagel (2-8)
561965Big Ten190.100070.0000.308.70Jerry Burns (1-9)
571964Big Ten360.333150.1678.5913.26Jerry Burns (3-6)
581963Big Ten332.500231.4179.778.89Jerry Burns (3-3-2)
591962Big Ten450.444330.50011.3214.88Jerry Burns (4-5)
601961Big Ten540.556240.33314.869.1911Jerry Burns (5-4)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
611960Big Ten810.889510.83326.5114.951513Forest Evashevski (8-1)
621959Big Ten540.556330.50015.837.5095Forest Evashevski (5-4)
631958Big Ten811.850510.83324.7812.281322Forest Evashevski (8-1-1)Rose Bowl-W
641957Big Ten711.833411.75016.845.62936Forest Evashevski (7-1-1)
651956Big Ten910.900510.83319.507.9033Forest Evashevski (9-1)Rose Bowl-W
661955Big Ten351.389231.4177.458.901212Forest Evashevski (3-5-1)
671954Big Ten540.556430.57115.8613.09113Forest Evashevski (5-4)
681953Big Ten531.611330.50018.5811.3699Forest Evashevski (5-3-1)
691952Western270.222250.2861.2911.17Forest Evashevski (2-7)
701951Western252.333051.0832.369.81Leonard Raffensperger (2-5-2)
711950Western351.389240.3334.589.1417Leonard Raffensperger (3-5-1)
721949Western450.444330.50012.4716.6915Edward Anderson (4-5)
731948Western450.444240.3336.897.89Edward Anderson (4-5)
741947Western351.389231.4175.5512.21Edward Anderson (3-5-1)
751946Western540.556330.50013.7010.0316Edward Anderson (5-4)
761945Western270.222150.167-6.168.62Clem Crowe (2-7)
771944Western170.125060.000-2.4914.63Slip Madigan (1-7)
781943Western161.188041.1001.1110.36Slip Madigan (1-6-1)
791942Western640.600330.5005.604.0012Edward Anderson (6-4)
801941Western350.375240.3335.147.64Edward Anderson (3-5)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
811940Western440.500230.4009.188.4320Edward Anderson (4-4)
821939Western611.813411.7509.995.1289Edward Anderson (6-1-1)
831938Western161.188131.300-6.714.29Irl Tubbs (1-6-1)
841937Western170.125050.000-7.243.89Irl Tubbs (1-7)
851936Western341.438041.1005.684.80Ossie Solem (3-4-1)
861935Western422.625122.40011.343.84Ossie Solem (4-2-2)
871934Western251.313131.3001.267.38Ossie Solem (2-5-1)
881933Western530.625320.60015.829.32Ossie Solem (5-3)
891932Western170.125050.000-2.039.35Ossie Solem (1-7)
901931Western161.188031.125-4.359.28Burton Ingwersen (1-6-1)
911930Western440.500010.0005.853.85Burton Ingwersen (4-4)
921929Western422.625222.50012.495.62Burton Ingwersen (4-2-2)
931928Western620.750320.60010.090.84Burton Ingwersen (6-2)
941927Western440.500140.2007.034.28Burton Ingwersen (4-4)
951926Western350.375050.0005.875.37Burton Ingwersen (3-5)
961925Western530.625220.5008.333.08Burton Ingwersen (5-3)
971924Western611.813311.7007.211.08Burton Ingwersen (6-1-1)
981923Western530.625330.5009.042.67Howard Jones (5-3)
991922Western7001.0005001.00017.722.44Howard Jones (7-0)
1001921Western7001.0005001.00015.81-0.19Howard Jones (7-0)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1011920Western520.714320.60012.915.48Howard Jones (5-2)
1021919Western520.714220.50012.496.63Howard Jones (5-2)
1031918Western621.722210.66710.842.50Howard Jones (6-2-1)
1041917Western350.375020.000-3.750.50Howard Jones (3-5)
1051916Western430.571120.3332.761.18Howard Jones (4-3)
1061915Western340.429120.333-1.942.20Jesse Hawley (3-4)
1071914Western430.571120.33311.761.91Jesse Hawley (4-3)
1081913Western520.714210.66713.550.55Jesse Hawley (5-2)
1091912Western430.571130.2505.754.89Jesse Hawley (4-3)
1101911Western340.429220.500-0.542.47Jesse Hawley (3-4)
1111910Western & MVIAA520.714110.5004.43-5.00Jesse Hawley (5-2)
1121909Western & MVIAA241.357010.0001.225.22John Griffith (2-4-1)
1131908Western & MVIAA250.286010.0000.151.58Mark Catlin (2-5)
1141907Western & MVIAA320.600110.50010.423.42Mark Catlin (3-2)
1151906Western230.400010.000-4.50-1.30Mark Catlin (2-3)
1161905Western820.800020.00010.06-2.74John Chalmers (8-2)
1171904Western740.636030.0009.665.11John Chalmers (7-4)
1181903Western920.818110.5007.89-1.84John Chalmers (9-2)
1191902Western540.556030.0004.725.27Alden Knipe (5-4)
1201901Western630.667030.0003.222.55Alden Knipe (6-3)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1211900Western701.938201.83316.41-3.59Alden Knipe (7-0-1)
1221899Ind801.94415.29-2.27Alden Knipe (8-0-1)