Kinnick Stadium, formerly known as Iowa Stadium, is a stadium located in Iowa City, Iowa, United States. It is the home stadium of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes, in the sport of college football. First opened in 1929, it currently holds up to 70,585 people, making it the 7th largest stadium in the Big Ten, and one of the 20 largest university owned stadiums in the nation. It is named for Nile Kinnick, the 1939 Heisman Trophy winner and the only Heisman winner in university history, who died in service during World War II. It was named Iowa Stadium until 1972, when longtime lobbying by Cedar Rapids Gazette sportswriter Gus Schrader successfully convinced the UI athletic board to change the name. It is currently the only college football stadium named after a Heisman Trophy winner.

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  • Kinnick Stadium, formerly known as Iowa Stadium, is a stadium located in Iowa City, Iowa, United States. It is the home stadium of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes, in the sport of college football. First opened in 1929, it currently holds up to 70,585 people, making it the 7th largest stadium in the Big Ten, and one of the 20 largest university owned stadiums in the nation. It is named for Nile Kinnick, the 1939 Heisman Trophy winner and the only Heisman winner in university history, who died in service during World War II. It was named Iowa Stadium until 1972, when longtime lobbying by Cedar Rapids Gazette sportswriter Gus Schrader successfully convinced the UI athletic board to change the name. It is currently the only college football stadium named after a Heisman Trophy winner. (en)
  • Kinnick Stadium es un estadio de fútbol americano colegial ubicado en Iowa City, Iowa, fue inaugurado en el año de 1929 , tiene una capacidad para albergar a 70,585 aficionados cómodamente sentados, su equipo local son los Iowa Hawkeyes pertenecientes a la Big Ten Conference de la National Collegiate Athletic Association. * * (es)
  • Le Kinnick Stadium est un stade de football américain situé sur le campus de l'Université de l'Iowa à Iowa City en Iowa. Depuis 1929, ses locataires sont les Iowa Hawkeyes (NCAA). Sa capacité est de 70 585 places. (fr)
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  • March 6, 1929
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  • One thing we didn't paint black and gold was the stadium's visitors locker room, which we painted pink. It's a passive color, and we hoped it would put our opponents in a passive mood. Also, pink is often found in girls' bedrooms, and because of that some consider it a sissy color.
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  • Hayden Fry, Hayden Fry: A High Porch Picnic, p. 102
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  • Kinnick Stadium, formerly known as Iowa Stadium, is a stadium located in Iowa City, Iowa, United States. It is the home stadium of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes, in the sport of college football. First opened in 1929, it currently holds up to 70,585 people, making it the 7th largest stadium in the Big Ten, and one of the 20 largest university owned stadiums in the nation. It is named for Nile Kinnick, the 1939 Heisman Trophy winner and the only Heisman winner in university history, who died in service during World War II. It was named Iowa Stadium until 1972, when longtime lobbying by Cedar Rapids Gazette sportswriter Gus Schrader successfully convinced the UI athletic board to change the name. It is currently the only college football stadium named after a Heisman Trophy winner. (en)
  • Kinnick Stadium es un estadio de fútbol americano colegial ubicado en Iowa City, Iowa, fue inaugurado en el año de 1929 , tiene una capacidad para albergar a 70,585 aficionados cómodamente sentados, su equipo local son los Iowa Hawkeyes pertenecientes a la Big Ten Conference de la National Collegiate Athletic Association. * * (es)
  • Le Kinnick Stadium est un stade de football américain situé sur le campus de l'Université de l'Iowa à Iowa City en Iowa. Depuis 1929, ses locataires sont les Iowa Hawkeyes (NCAA). Sa capacité est de 70 585 places. (fr)
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