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10/10/1998 (1998-1999)
Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

Iowa  vs  Northwestern  Northwestern Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Northwestern on 10/10/1998 - HawkeyeRecap.com

W    26 - 24 


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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 70,397
Kickoff Temp: 62° F
Start Time: 11:10 am CST

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Hayden Fry's final win of his coaching career came against the Northwestern Wildcats in Kinnick Stadium in 1998. Iowa scored on a safety and a 49-yard pass play to break a 17-17 tie. For the second straight season, a safety played a major role in the outcome, as Northwestern used a safety in 1997 in a 15-14 win. Iowa led 17-0 in the first half before Northwestern fought back to tie the game at 17 with 19 seconds remaining in the third quarter. Following a 57-yard punt by Jason Baker, the Hawkeye defense forced intentional grounding from the endzone to gain the safety. On its next possession Iowa scored on a 49-yard pass from Randy Reiners to Kevin Kasper to increase the margin to nine. Northwestern scored a final touchdown with 1:13 remaining, but couldn't recover the onside kick. Reiners completed 17 of 30 passes for 249 yards and two scores. RB Ladell Betts rushed 30 times for 112 yards and had nine receptions for 96 yards. The Iowa defense was led by LB Matt Hughes, who had 14 tackles. Freshman LB Aaron Kampman had nine stops and tackle Jared DeVries had eight tackles.

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DETAILED TEAM STATS

StatisticsIowaNorthwestern
Rushing 1st Downs75
Passing 1st Downs108
Penalty 1st Downs20
Total First Downs1913
Rushing Attempts4434
Rushing Yards12286
Rushing TDs11
Yards per Rush2.82.5
Passes Completed1717
Passes Attempts3027
Pass Completion %56.7%63%
Passing TDs22
Passing Yards249250
Passing Yards per Completion14.614.7
Passing Yards per Attempt8.39.3
Touchdowns33
Total Plays7461
% of Rushing Plays59.5%55.7%
% of Passing Plays40.5%44.3%
Total Offense371336
Yards per Play5.05.5
Lost Fumbles00
Interceptions10
Turnovers10
Penalties59
Penalty Yards4586
Yards per Penalty9.09.6
Possession Time33:5126:09

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