For the most part, conference championships played out true to form and that led to relatively few changes on my ballot for this week's Associated Press college football poll. Read more

Close calls in conference games played in inclement November weather on Saturday didn't change the top of my ballot for this week's Associated Press college football poll, but a not-so-close call did change my top five. Read more

Football schedule

2016 Hawkeyes (8-5)

Date Opponent Time/result
9/3/2016 Miami (Ohio) W 45-21
9/10/2016 Iowa State W 42-3
9/17/2016 ND State L 23-21
9/24/2016 at Rutgers W 14-7
10/1/2016 Northwestern L 38-31
10/8/2016 at Minnesota W 14-7
10/15/2016 at Purdue W 49-35
10/22/2016 Wisconsin L 17-9
11/5/2016 at Penn State L 41-14
11/12/2016 Michigan W 14-13
11/19/2016 at Illinois W 28-0
11/25/2016 Nebraska W 40-10
1/2/2017 Florida L 30-3