THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HAWKEYES are traveling to Jacksonville, Florida, for a Friday, Jan. 2, date with the Tennessee Volunteers of the Southeastern Conference in the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl, Iowa’s 12th bowl game under head coach Kirk Ferentz.

www.hawkeyesports.com’s TaxSlayer Bowl Central will be the source for exclusive editorial, video and photography from Iowa City and Jacksonville.

Check in often…whether you’re cheering from the Heartland or you follow the Hawkeyes to the Sunshine State.

Go Hawkeyes!

2015 TAXSLAYER BOWL QUICK FACTS
  • Game Day:  Friday, Jan. 2
  • Game Time:  2:20 p.m. (CT)
  • Location:  Jacksonville, Florida
  • Stadium:   EverBank Field
  • Teams   Iowa Hawkeyes (7-5) versus Tennessee Volunteers (6-6)
  • Television:  ESPN
LINKS OF INTEREST
  • TaxSlayer Bowl Guide PDF
  • Learn more about what you can do in the greater Jacksonville area HERE
  • Learn more about the Taxslayer Bowl HERE
  • Purchase your bowl tickets online!
  • Order your game tickets by telephone at 1-800 IA-HAWKS
  • Purchase your 2015 Taxslayer Bowl merchandise
  • As always, the UI Alumni Association will offer fans of the Hawkeyes interested in following the team to Jacksonville a turn-key tour solution. Fans can call (855) 399-2950 or go online hawkeyesportstravel.com. Fans can also elect to travel to Florida with Winebrenner Red Carpet Travel and can do so by calling (800) 458-6001 or visiting them online at winebrenner.com.
RELEASES / FEATURES / PRACTICE NOTES
  • Saturday, Jan. 3 — Canzeri Triggers Hawkeye Offense
  • Friday, Jan. 2 — It’s the Postseason, Enjoy It
  • Thursday, Jan. 1 — Bowling & Growing
  • Wednesday, Dec. 31 — Hawkeyes Ready to Play
  • Wednesday, Dec. 31 — A Time to Give Back
  • Tuesday, Dec. 30 — Ferentz Sees Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska in Volunteers
  • Monday, Dec. 29 — Beathard, Rudock Will Play in TaxSlayer Bowl
  • Monday, Dec. 29 — Canzeri Battles Among Healthy Backfield
  • Sunday, Dec. 28 — From Zero to 60 in Under a Year
  • Saturday, Dec. 27 — Parker Prepares Hawkeye Defense
  • Saturday, Dec. 27 — Mabin, Hawkeyes Grateful to be Back in Florida
  • Friday, Dec. 26 — Up-Tempo Day at Fernandina Beach
  • Wednesday, Dec. 24 — Martin-Manley’s Holiday Wish List
  • Tuesday, Dec. 23 — A Visit to Remember
  • Monday, Dec. 22 — Undivided Attention
  • Monday, Dec. 22 — Scherff is Consensus All-American
  • Saturday, Dec. 20 — Back in Black to the Future
  • Wednesday, Dec. 17 — Scherff Adds Additional All-America Honors
  • Tuesday, Dec. 16 — Scherff Named Associated Press All-American
  • Monday, Dec. 15 — Focus on Finals, then Volunteers
  • Friday, Dec. 12 — Hard Work Pays Off for Scherff
  • Thursday, Dec. 11 — Scherff Earns Outland Trophy, All-America Honors
  • Thursday, Dec. 11 — It’s a Wonderful Life for Scherff
  • Monday, Dec. 8 — Once Under the Radar, Never Underappreciated
  • Sunday, Dec. 7 — Ferentz, Players Appreciate Another Opportunity
  • Sunday, Dec. 7 — Iowa Accepts Invitation to TaxSlayer Bowl
  • Sunday, Dec. 7 — It’s Iowa, Tennessee in TaxSlayer Bowl
PHOTO GALLERIES
  • Wednesday, Dec. 31 — TaxSlayer Bowl Practice at Fernandina Beach High School 
  • Wednesday, Dec. 31 — TaxSlayer Bowl Team Picture Photo Gallery 
  • Wednesday, Dec. 31 — TaxSlayer Bowl Events 
  • Tuesday, Dec. 30 — Beach Party Photo Gallery 
  • Tuesday, Dec. 30 — TaxSlayer Bowl Practice at Fernandina Beach High School 
  • Monday, Dec. 29 — TaxSlayer Bowl Practice at Fernandina Beach High School 
  • Saturday, Dec. 27 — TaxSlayer Bowl Practice at Fernandina Beach High School 
  • Friday, Dec. 26 — TaxSlayer Bowl Practice at Fernandina Beach High School 
  • Thursday, Dec. 25 — Team Arrival in Jacksonville, Florida 
  • Tuesday, Dec. 23 — TaxSlayer Bowl Practice 
  • Monday, Dec. 22 — Visit to UIHC 
  • Monday, Dec. 22 — TaxSlayer Bowl Practice 
  • Sunday, Dec. 21 — TaxSlayer Bowl Practice 
  • Saturday, Dec. 20 — TaxSlayer Bowl Practice 
  • Friday, Dec. 19 — TaxSlayer Bowl Practice 
  • Sunday, Dec. 14 — TaxSlayer Bowl Practice 
  • Saturday, Dec. 13 — TaxSlayer Bowl Practice 
  • Thursday, Dec. 11 — Brandon Scherff at Home Depot College Football Awards 
  • Sunday, Dec. 7 — Barta-Ferentz-Players News Conference 
VIDEO
  • Friday, Jan. 2 — Tennessee Downs Iowa in TaxSlayer Bowl, 45-28 
  • Wednesday, Dec. 31 — Hawkeyes Visit EverBank Field for Team Photo Shoot 
  • Wednesday, Dec. 31 — Wednesday News Conference at Prime Osborn Convention Center 
  • Wednesday, Dec. 31 — Hawkeyes Visit Wolfson Children’s Hospital 
  • Tuesday, Dec. 30 — TaxSlayer Bowl Beach Party 
  • Tuesday, Dec. 30 — Ferentz Tuesday Media Session 
  • Monday, Dec. 29 — Davis and the Offense Meet With Media Monday 
  • Monday, Dec. 29 — Yes He Canzeri 
  • Sunday, Dec. 28 — Young LBs Continue to Develop 
  • Saturday, Dec. 27 — Parker Prepares Hawkeye Defense 
  • Saturday, Dec. 27 — Mabin, Hawkeyes Grateful to be Back in Florida 
  • Friday, Dec. 26 — Hawkeyes Practice for 1st Time in Florida 
  • Thursday, Dec. 25 — Team Arrival in Jacksonville, Florida 
  • Thursday, Dec. 25 — 12 Plays of the Holidays! (All 12 Plays) 
  • Monday, Dec. 22 — Media Availability 
  • Sunday, Dec. 7 — Reaction to TaxSlayer Bowl announcement 
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA PRESS CONFERENCE/AUDIO PAGE
  • Friday, Jan. 2: Inside Iowa 
  • Tuesday, Dec. 30: Inside Iowa 
  • Friday, Dec. 19: Gary Dolphin’s View From the Press Box 
  • Monday, Dec. 15: Inside Iowa 
  • Tuesday, Dec. 9: Inside Iowa 
  • Monday, Dec. 8: Inside Iowa 
  • Sunday, Dec. 7: Barta-Ferentz News Conference 

BOWL HISTORY UNDER HEAD COACH KIRK FERENTZ

BOWL OPPONENT RESULT
2014 Outback Bowl LSU L, 21-14
2011 Insight Bowl Oklahoma L, 31-14
2010 Insight Bowl Missouri W, 27-24
2010 Orange Bowl Georgia Tech W, 24-14
2009 Outback Bowl South Carolina W, 31-10
2006 Alamo Bowl Texas L, 26-24
2006 Outback Bowl Florida L, 31-24
2005 Capital One Bowl LSU W, 30-25
2004 Outback Bowl Florida W, 37-17
2003 Orange Bowl Southern California L, 38-17
2001 Alamo Bowl Texas Tech W, 19-16