The Iowa football team was one of seven Big Ten Conference schools ranked in the top 25 nationally for home attendance this past season, according to the university’s athletic communications department. The Hawkeyes averaged 67,125 fans per game, good for No. 23.
Iowa fell two spots after being ranked 21st from 2009 to 2012. Overall, an average of 66,686 fans attended the Hawkeyes’ 13 games, including the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1. Iowa finished 8-5 and 5-3 in the Big Ten this past season.
Michigan led the nation by averaging 111,592 per home game, followed by Ohio State (104,933), Alabama (101,505), Texas (98,976) and Penn State (96,587). The SEC averaged 75,674 fans per game to lead all conferences.
Iowa, in 2014, will host Northern Iowa (Aug. 30), Ball State (Sept. 6), Iowa State (Sept. 13), Indiana (Oct. 11 – Homecoming), Northwestern (Nov. 1), Wisconsin (Nov. 22) and Nebraska (Nov. 28) at Kinnick Stadium in 2014.
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