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9/28/1991 (1991-1992)

Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

#9 Iowa  vs  Northern Illinois  Northern Illinois #9 Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Northern Illinois on 9/28/1991 -

W     58 - 7 

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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 70,220
Start Time: 1:00 pm CST


The Hawkeyes rolled up 577 yards of total offense in a tune-up game before next week's matchup vs Michigan. Three different QBs threw touchdowns, 10 receivers caught passes for a total of 367 yards and seven running backs rushed for 190 yards.

The defense tied a team record with 14 tackles for loss, including 6 sacks, and held the Huskies to 223 yards of offense. They also scored a touchdown when Leroy Smith recovered a fumble in the NIU end zone.

Three running backs and three receivers scored touchdowns. Sophomore Kenny Jones caught two passes, both scoring strikes from backup quarterbacks Jim Hartlieb and Paul Burmeister. Starter Matt Rodgers threw for 258 yards on 14-for-23 passing. He hit Mike Martens and Danan Hughes for 8- and 15-yard touchdowns respectively.

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StatisticsIowaNorthern Illinois
Total First Downs3013
Rushing Attempts4744
Rushing Yards210123
Rushing TDs30
Yards per Rush4.52.8
Passes Completed207
Passes Attempts3217
Pass Completion %62.5%41.2%
Passing TDs41
Passing Yards367100
Passing Yards per Completion18.414.3
Passing Yards per Attempt11.55.9
Total Plays7961
% of Rushing Plays59.5%72.1%
% of Passing Plays40.5%27.9%
Total Offense577223
Yards per Play7.33.7
Lost Fumbles02
Penalty Yards6528
Yards per Penalty10.814.0
Possession Time31:1428:46

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