In Iowa, they remember Hawkeyes' 9-7 upset of Michigan in 1981
Thirty years ago, the Michigan football team was ranked No. 6 in the nation and played host to an unbeaten Iowa team. The result, a 9-7 Iowa victory, remains a strong memory for former Iowa staff member George Wine, who now has a blog.
Among Wine's memory of that day in Ann Arbor:
The Hawkeyes used that victory as a spring board to a Big Ten co-championship and berth in the Rose Bowl. More importantly, Iowa sustained that success and became the most successful football program in the Big Ten over a seven-year period, making those "bad decades" a distant memory.