The Iowa Hawkeyes football team represents the University of Iowa in college football. The Hawkeyes compete in the West division of the Big Ten Conference. Iowa joined the Conference in 1899 and played their first Conference football season in 1900. They are currently a Division I Football Bowl Subdivision member of the NCAA. The Hawkeyes play their home games in Iowa City, Iowa at Kinnick Stadium, with a capacity of 69,250. Iowa is ranked 25th of all college football programs based upon total appearances in the Associated Press poll since it began ranking teams in the 1930s. The Hawkeyes are currently coached by Kirk Ferentz, who will begin his 21st season as the head coach and is the longest current tenured head coach in NCAA Division I FBS.