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12/29/1996 (1996-1997)
Alamo Bowl

Alamo Dome [San Antonio, Texas]

#21 Iowa  vs  Texas Tech  Texas Tech #21 Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Texas Tech on 12/29/1996 -

W     27 - 0 

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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 55,677
Start Time: 7:00 pm CST

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In its first trip back to San Antonio since losing to California 37-3 in the inaugural 1993 Alamo Bowl, Iowa's defense put on a clinic in stopping the run, headed by sophomore linebackers Matt Hughes and Vernon Rollins, held Doak Walker Award winner and 2,000-yard rusher Byron Hanspard to 64 yards rushing on 18 attempts. Sedrick Shaw rushed for 113 yards on 20 carries to end his prolific career as the all-time leading rusher in Iowa Football history with 4,156 yards and 33 rushing touchdowns. In the process the Hawkeyes shut down Texas Tech for a dominating 27-0 win. The stickers were removed from the helmet in memory of Diane Mitchell, mother of linebacker Mark Mitchell, who died in a car accident on the trip down to Texas.

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StatisticsIowaTexas Tech
Rushing 1st Downs113
Passing 1st Downs78
Penalty 1st Downs52
Total First Downs2313
Rushing Attempts5231
Rushing Yards21761
Rushing TDs30
Yards per Rush4.22.0
Passes Completed1014
Passes Attempts1732
Pass Completion %58.8%43.8%
Passing TDs00
Passing Yards139145
Passing Yards per Completion13.910.4
Passing Yards per Attempt8.24.5
Total Plays6963
% of Rushing Plays75.4%49.2%
% of Passing Plays24.6%50.8%
Total Offense356206
Yards per Play5.23.3
Lost Fumbles00
Penalty Yards7868
Yards per Penalty9.89.7
Possession Time34:5625:04

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