1953 RECORD: Won 5, Lost 3, Tied 1.
Sept. 25?Michigan State at home.
Oct. 2?Montana at home.
Oct. 9?Michigan at Ann Arbor.
Oct. 16? Ohio State at Columbus.
Oct. 23?Indiana at Bloomington.
Oct. 30?Wisconsin at home.
Nov. 6?Purdue at home.
Nov. 13?Minnesota at Minneapolis.
Nov. 20?Notre Dame at home.
COACH FOREST EVASHEVSKI SAYS:
Undoubtedly Iowa will be overrated, on the basis of our strong 1953 finish. But five key men are gone so this won't be the same team at all. We expect a very good first team but are lacking in line reserves.
HERMAN HICKMAN SAYS:
Optimism never reigned higher at Iowa. Their closing surge last year, including the Notre Dame affair, has produced a flame that hasn't even flickered during the past nine months. Coach Evashevski, Tom Harmon's old blocking back in their Michigan days, has forged a varied offense of single wing, regular T, and split T. Schedule is definitely tough, with seven conference games plus Notre Dame. The opening test with Michigan State should establish the true strength of the 1954 Iowa team.
COLLEGE PARK, MD.
JAMES M. TATUM
BASIC FORMATION: Split T.
LETTERMEN RETURNING: 26; STARS: Dick Bielski, F; John Irvine, C; Ronnie Waller, H; George Palahunik, G; Jack Bowersox, G; Bill Walker, E.