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9/17/2011 (2011-2012)
Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

Iowa  vs  Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Pittsburgh on 9/17/2011 - HawkeyeRecap.com

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Head Coach: Kirk Ferentz
Attendance: 70,585
Kickoff Temp: 58° F
Start Time: 11:00 am CST

RECAP

Iowa was trailing 24-3 to Pitt, but the Hawkeyes mounted the biggest comeback in school history to win the game. With all hope apparently lost, Iowa turned to James Vandenberg and asked the junior to start chucking it, and it worked. He threw three touchdown passes in the fourth quarter and Iowa rallied from a 17-point deficit with just over 12 minutes left. He threw for 399 yards (162 in the fourth quarter), completing the comeback with a 22-yard TD pass to Kevonte Martin-Manley (2nd TD in a row) with 2:51 left.

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+ James Vandenberg rallies Iowa from 17 down in fourth

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DETAILED TEAM STATS

StatisticsIowaPittsburgh
Rushing 1st Downs58
Passing 1st Downs1911
Penalty 1st Downs31
Total First Downs2720
Rushing Attempts3337
Rushing Yards76137
Rushing TDs10
Yards per Rush2.33.7
Passes Completed3124
Passes Attempts4834
Pass Completion %64.6%70.6%
Passing TDs33
Passing Yards399285
Passing Yards per Completion12.911.9
Passing Yards per Attempt8.38.4
Touchdowns43
Total Plays8171
% of Rushing Plays40.7%52.1%
% of Passing Plays59.3%47.9%
Total Offense475422
Yards per Play5.95.9
Lost Fumbles01
Interceptions12
Turnovers13
Penalties84
Penalty Yards8537
Yards per Penalty10.69.3
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