The Heroes Game: Iowa-Nebraska rivalry history

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The Iowa Hawkeyes and their fans celebrate the win against the Nebraska Cornhuskers by holding the Heroes Trophy at Memorial Stadium on November 29, 2019 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

The inaugural Heroes Game between football teams from Iowa and Nebraska was played Friday, Nov. 25, 2011. Nebraska leads the overall series between the two teams 29-18-3. The Hawkeyes lead the trophy series 6-3.

2011 — Nebraska 20, Iowa 7, in Lincoln

2012 — Nebraska 13, Iowa 7, in Iowa City

2013 — Iowa 38, Nebraska 17, in Lincoln

2014 — Nebraska 37, Iowa 34 (OT), in Iowa City

2015 — Iowa 28, Nebraska 20, in Lincoln

2016 — Iowa 40, Nebraska 10, in Iowa City

2017 — Iowa 56, Nebraska 14, in Lincoln

2018 — Iowa 31, Nebraska 28, in Iowa City

2019 — Iowa 27, Nebraska 24, in Lincoln

Before the trophy

1891 — Iowa 22, Nebraska 0, in Omaha

1892 — Tie 10–10, in Omaha

1893 — Nebraska 20, Iowa 18, in Omaha

1894 — Nebraska 36, Iowa 0, in Omaha

1895 — Nebraska 6, Iowa 0, in Omaha

1896 — Tie 0–0, in Omaha

1896 — Iowa 6, Nebraska 0, in Omaha

1897 — Nebraska 6, Iowa 0, in Council Bluffs

1898 — Iowa 6, Nebraska 5, in Council Bluffs

1899 — Iowa 30, Nebraska 0, in Omaha

1903 — Nebraska 17, Iowa 6, in Iowa City

1904 — Nebraska 17, Iowa 12, in Lincoln

1908 — Nebraska 11, Iowa 8, in Iowa City

1909 — Tie 6–6, in Lincoln

1913 — Nebraska 12, Iowa 0, in Lincoln

1914 — Nebraska 16, Iowa 7, in Iowa City

1915 — Nebraska 52, Iowa 7, in Lincoln

1916 — Nebraska 34, Iowa 17 in Iowa City

1917 — Nebraska 47, Iowa 0, in Lincoln

1918 — Iowa 12, Nebraska 0, in Lincoln

1919 — Iowa 18, Nebraska 0, in Iowa City

1930 — Iowa 12, Nebraska 7, in Iowa City

1931 — Nebraska 7, Iowa 0, in Lincoln

1932 — Nebraska 14, Iowa 13, in Iowa City

1933 — Nebraska 7, Iowa 6, in Lincoln

1934 — Nebraska 14, Iowa 13, in Lincoln

1937 — Nebraska 28, Iowa 0, in Lincoln

1938 — Nebraska 14, Iowa 0, in Iowa City

1940 — Nebraska 14, Iowa 6, in Lincoln

1941 — Nebraska 14, Iowa 13, in Lincoln

1942 — Iowa 27, Nebraska 0, in Iowa City

1943 — Iowa 33, Nebraska 13, in Lincoln

1944 — Iowa 27, Nebraska 6, in Iowa City

1945 — Nebraska 13, Iowa 6, in Lincoln

1946 — Iowa 21, Nebraska 7, in Iowa City

1979 — Nebraska 24, Iowa 21, in Iowa City

1980 — Nebraska 57, Iowa 0, in Lincoln

1981 — Iowa 10, Nebraska 7, in Iowa City

1982 — Nebraska 42, Iowa 7, in Lincoln

1999 — Nebraska 42, Iowa 7, in Iowa City

2000 — Nebraska 42, Iowa 13, in Lincoln

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