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Greatest Moments in Iowa Hawkeyes Football History
Greatest Moments in Iowa Hawkeyes Football History

Greatest Moments in Iowa Hawkeyes Football History

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SPORTS & RECREATION

240 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Cloth, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

Cloth, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $32.95)

ISBN 9781572439016

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Sep 2006)

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Overview

Culled from the sports pages of the Gazette, this collection brings together the best players and coaches and most exhilarating moments in Iowa football lore into one complete masterpiece. This stunning pictorial is a fascinating account of the triumphs of Hawkeye football, from the early part of the 20th century through the present day. From their 1958 national championship and their thrilling victory over the second ranked Michigan Wolverines in 1985 to the miracle finish over LSU in the 2005 Capital One Bowl, this keepsake is an ideal resource for any Hawkeye fan. Filled with full-color photos throughout, Greatest Moments in Iowa Hawkeyes Football History gives readers vivid visuals to help share all of the greatest moments of the most important games and the pageantry that makes up the Hawkeyes’ historic past.

Author Biography

The Ceder Rapids Gazette is a daily newspaper that services Cedar Rapids and greater Iowa.

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For more than 100 years, the Iowa Hawkeye football team has been one of the most successful programs on the college football scene. From Howard Jones’ great squads of the 1910s and 1920s to Kirk Ferentz’s Big 10 powerhouse of today, the Hawkeyes have long carried the reputation of being a force to be reckoned with from the Midwest.

Greatest Moments in Iowa Hawkeyes Football History from the sports pages of The Gazette brings together the best players, coaches and most exhilarating moments in Iowa football lore into one complete masterpiece.

Key players and coaches who made Iowa football the success story that it is today are highlighted throughout Greatest Moments in Iowa Hawkeyes Football History. Hawkeye legends such as Nile Kinnick, Alex Karras, Forest Evashevski, Chuck Long and Hayden Fry are all featured as the people who were the foundation that built up the Big 10 power from Iowa City.

This unrivaled collection of stories and recaps of the biggest games in Hawkeyes’ history includes:

» The miracle finish against LSU in the 2005 Capital One Bowl to win 30-25

» The dominating victory over Florida in the 2004 Outback Bowl

» The 1996 Alamo Bowl victory over Texas Tech

» The 1986 Holiday Bowl thriller over San Diego St.

» The 1959 Rose Bowl romp over California

» Countless victories over the decades against Big 10 rivals Ohio St., Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Michigan St. and more

Filled with full-color photos throughout, Greatest Moments in Iowa Hawkeyes Football History gives readers vivid visuals to help share all of the greatest moments of the most important games and the pageantry that makes up the Hawkeyes’ historic past.