The Irish arrived to Iowa Stadium facing an Iowa team that was one week removed from its first loss of the season.
Forest Evashevski's Hawkeye team would go on to win the Big Ten Conference, Rose Bowl, and FWAA National Championship. The Hawkeyes would finish #2 in the AP and UPI Polls. Here is some more from YouTube about the 1958 Hawkeyes:
The Head Coach, Forest Evashevski, had the Hawkeyes an average of fourth in the U.S. Polls in 1956 and '57. His staff included: Jerry Burns, Bob Flora, Bill Happel, Jerry Hilgenberg, Archie Kodros, and Whitey Piro.
The team was led by Captain John Nocera, who had a full page spread in the program.
Quarterback Randy Duncan was named the Big Ten's MVP and also named to first team All-Big Ten and the 1958 All-American team.
Some other legendary Hawks on the 1958 squad include:Willie Fleming, Bob Jeter, William Lapham, Robert Prescott, Ray Jauch, and Curt Merz.
These Hawkeyes were too much for Notre Dame that day. Iowa went on to win 31-21 and clinch a berth to Pasadena to play the California in the Rose Bowl.