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Kirk Ferentz's Bowl Game History

  • Kirk Ferentz Hired as Head Coach

    Kirk Ferentz Hired as Head Coach
    Following the departure of Hayden Fry, the University of Iowa hires Kirk Ferentz as the next head coach of the Hawkeyes. (Photo Courtesty of The Gazette)
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    University of Iowa Bowl Game Records Under Kirk Ferentz

  • Alamo Bowl W (1-0)

    Alamo Bowl Highlights
    In Ferentz's first bowl appearnce after taking over the Hawkeye program, his team managed a 19-16 victory of Texas Tech in the Alamo Bowl.
  • Orange Bowl L (1-1)

    Orange Bowl L (1-1)
    Following a year away from post season play, the Hawkeyes and head coach Kirk Ferentz lost a 17-38 decision against the University of Southern California. (Photo Courtesy of The Gazette)
  • Outback Bowl W (2-1)

    Outback Bowl Highlights
    In Iowa's second straight bowl appearance, the Hawkeyes bounced back from the previous year's loss with a 37-17 victory over the University of Florida in the Outback Bowl.
  • Capital One Bowl W (3-1)

    Capital One Bowl Highlights
    In a third straight bowl appearance, the Hawkeyes won a 30-25 victory of Louisiana State University. Drew Tate won the game on a last second 'Hail Mary' to wide receiver Warren Halloway.
  • Outback Bowl L (3-2)

    Outback Bowl L (3-2)
    The University of Flordida struck back to 2004 loss to the Hawkeyes in the 2004 Outback Bowl. UI lost 24-31. (Photo courtesy of The Gazette)
  • Alamo Bowl L (3-3)

    Alamo Bowl L (3-3)
    The Hawkeyes and Kirk Ferentz lose their second straight bowl game in a 24-26 loss to the University of Texas in the Alamo Bowl. (Photo courtesy of The Gazette)
  • Outback Bowl W (4-3)

    Outback Bowl Highlights
    Following a 2 year absence from bowl play, Ferentz leads the Hawkeyes to a 31-10 victory over South Carolina.
  • Orange Bowl W (5-3)

    Ricky Stanzi Interview
    In their first BCS Bowl appearance under Ferentz, UI reacords a 24-14 victory over Georgia Tech in the Fed Ex Orange Bowl in what has become known as Ricky Stanzi's "USA" game.
  • Insight Bowl W (6-3)

    Insight Bowl W (6-3)
    Following their Orange Bowl victory the season before, the Hawkeyes defeated Missouri 27-24 in the Insight Bowl. (Photo courtesy of the Columbia Missourian)
  • Inisght Bowl L (6-4)

    Inisght Bowl L (6-4)
    In their most recent Bowl appearance, Krik Ferentz and the Hawkeyes fell in a 14-31 decision against Oklahoma. (Photo courtesy of AP Images)
  • Ferentz entering 14th year. (6-4)

    Ferentz entering 14th year. (6-4)
    University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz is entering his 14th year as head coach of the Hawkeyes with a 6-4 record in Bowl games. (Photo by John Schultz)