The Iowa Hawkeyes have established themselves as one of the better college football programs in the country by being selected to play in over 25 bowl games, including a streak of five in a row in the early 2000s. After missing a bowl game during the 2012 season, the Hawkeyes returned in 2013 by being selected to play in the Outback Bowl in January of 2014. The Hawkeyes played in 10 bowl games from 2001-2011, and the impressive streak by the program has set the bar extremely high for the fan base that looks at missing a bowl game as unacceptable.
Iowa won their only national championship after defeating the California Golden Bears 38-12 to end the 1958 season. The game was played at the historic Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California in the 45th Rose Bowl Game in front of 98,297 fans. The 2010 Orange Bowl is another game to remember for Iowa fans as this was the first major bowl game victory for the Hawkeyes since the big Rose Bowl victory in the late 50’s.
Iowa Hawkeyes fans are very loyal and love to travel to see their favorite team play. Whether it be the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida or the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, Texas at the Alamodome that sits over 65,000 fans, Iowa fans will be in attendance. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Iowa Hawkeyes Bowl Game tickets.
Iowa Hawkeyes Recent Bowl Game History
The 2015 season for the Iowa Hawkeyes was strong going into the postseason games, 12-0. This was the first Rose Bowl for Iowa in 25 years to attend. The Hawkeyes were matched against the Stanford Cardinals who started the game strong scoring 35 points in the first half; Iowa was not able to make up for that early gap, which resulted in a loss, 16-45 at the Rose Bowl. The strong performance by Iowa and their number one standing in the Big Ten – West, shows that they will be a contender for the CFP Championship in 2016. The average ticket price for the Rose Bowl was $379, a drastic increase over the $94 average price for the Hawkeyes in the TaxSlayer Bowl in 2014.