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10/19/1996 (1996-1997)
Beaver Stadium [University Park, Pennsylvania]

Iowa  @  #10 Penn State  Penn State Iowa Hawkeyes Football @ #10 Penn State on 10/19/1996 - HawkeyeRecap.com

W    21 - 20 


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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 96,230
Kickoff Temp: 48° F
Start Time: 11:30 am CST

RECAP

Rain fell virtually all day for Iowa's game at Penn State. Things initially looked bleak for Iowa as the 8th-ranked Nittany Lions took the opening kickoff and drove the length of the field for a 7-0 lead. That's when Iowa junior Tim Dwight turned his motor up a notch and turned on the afterburners for an 83-yard punt return to knot the score at 7. Trailing 20-14 at halftime, Iowa's defense got stronger, limiting the Nittany Lions to just 73 yards over the final 2 quarters. With Sedrick Shaw nursing injuries, junior Tavian Banks rushed for 116 yards in 26 attempts and the winning touchdown - an 8-yard run on first and goal. It followed a 25-yard pass from running back Rob Thein to Demo Odems. Defensive back Kerry Cooks setup Iowa's final score when his sack of quarterback Wally Richardson forced a fumble (which Iowa recovered). The win was Iowa's first over a Top 10 ranked team since a 54-28 win over 5th-ranked Illinois in 1990. Damien Robinson led the Hawkeyes with 10 tackles, while Matt Hughes added 9.

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PLAYER GAME QUOTES

Tim Dwight I told everybody in the huddle, if we didn't score this drive, I was going to kill everyone when we got back to Iowa City. It's fun. You've got to get the guys pumped up.
-- Tim Dwight
When Iowa was trailing 10-7 in the 2nd quarter

COACH GAME QUOTES

Hayden Fry I felt it coming all week. The most important thing was the players felt it too. They were confident we could pull it off. This is what makes coaching worthwhile.
-- Hayden Fry


DETAILED TEAM STATS

StatisticsIowaPenn State
Rushing 1st Downs49
Passing 1st Downs47
Penalty 1st Downs00
Total First Downs816
Rushing Attempts3847
Rushing Yards131217
Rushing TDs21
Yards per Rush3.44.6
Passes Completed910
Passes Attempts2130
Pass Completion %42.9%33.3%
Passing TDs01
Passing Yards129106
Passing Yards per Completion14.310.6
Passing Yards per Attempt6.13.5
Touchdowns22
Total Plays5977
% of Rushing Plays64.4%61%
% of Passing Plays35.6%39%
Total Offense260323
Yards per Play4.44.2
Lost Fumbles12
Interceptions00
Turnovers12
Penalties91
Penalty Yards6516
Yards per Penalty7.216.0
Possession Time28:2931:31

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