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9/9/2000 (2000-2001)

Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

Iowa  vs  Western Michigan  Western Michigan Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Western Michigan on 9/9/2000 - HawkeyeRecap.com

L     21 - 27 


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Head Coach: Kirk Ferentz
Attendance: 55,650
Start Time: 1:00 pm CST

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The Hawks traded field goals to start the game, but the Broncos got at TD late in the 1st quarter. Another Nate Kaeding FG brought it to 10-6, a 76-yard TD pass, followed by a 36-yard TD pass had the Hawks down 24-6 at halftime. Scott Mullen connected on TD passes to Kahlil Hill for 75 yards and Kevin Kasper for 6 yards to cut the deficit to 24-20, but they could not get any more offense in the 4th quarter. The Broncos added another FG to seal the upset win. It was the first game played between Iowa and Western Michigan (a member of the MAC conference), and it was the school's first victory over a Big Ten opponent.

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PLAYER GAME QUOTES

Scott Mullen I don't care about what anybody in the media writes about us. If you guys want to give up on us, I don't care. We're not giving up on ourselves. It's too early in the season for us to go down - we're not doing that.
-- Scott Mullen

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DETAILED TEAM STATS

StatisticsIowaWestern Michigan
Rushing 1st Downs65
Passing 1st Downs912
Penalty 1st Downs20
Total First Downs1717
Rushing Attempts3136
Rushing Yards4959
Rushing TDs01
Yards per Rush1.61.6
Passes Completed2321
Passes Attempts3431
Pass Completion %67.6%67.7%
Passing TDs22
Passing Yards314294
Passing Yards per Completion13.714.0
Passing Yards per Attempt9.29.5
Touchdowns23
Total Plays6567
% of Rushing Plays47.7%53.7%
% of Passing Plays52.3%46.3%
Total Offense363353
Yards per Play5.65.3
Lost Fumbles21
Interceptions01
Turnovers22
Penalties24
Penalty Yards2141
Yards per Penalty10.510.3
Possession Time


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