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1/1/1991 (1990-1991)
Rose Bowl

Rose Bowl Stadium [Pasadena, California]

#17 Iowa  vs  #8  Washington  Washington #17 Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs #8 Washington on 1/1/1991 - HawkeyeRecap.com

L     34 - 46 


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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 101,273

RECAP

The Hawkeyes trailed badly at the half, and trailed 39–14 after three quarters. The Huskies scored on a blocked punt and an interception. Iowa charged back from a 33-7 halftime deficit to pull within 13 (39-26) with 5:07 left, but Washington held on to defeat the Hawkeyes 46-34 in the highest-scoring game in Rose Bowl history. Nick Bell gained 64 yards to go over 1,000 for the season (1,009) and Tony Stewart became Iowa's all-time leading rusher (2,562). The receiving corps was a bright spot for Iowa, combining for 315 yards on 17 catches. Mike Saunders led Iowa's receivers with five catches for 99 yards and Bell totaled 85 yards on three receptions. Bell and QB Matt Rodgers both rushed for two touchdowns.

Washington QB Mark Brunell passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more scores. RB Greg Lewis, rushed 19 times for 128 yards.

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DETAILED TEAM STATS

StatisticsIowaWashington
Total First Downs1919
Rushing Attempts3940
Rushing Yards138222
Rushing TDs42
Yards per Rush3.55.6
Passes Completed1714
Passes Attempts3725
Pass Completion %45.9%56%
Passing TDs12
Passing Yards315163
Passing Yards per Completion18.511.6
Passing Yards per Attempt8.56.5
Touchdowns54
Total Plays7665
% of Rushing Plays51.3%61.5%
% of Passing Plays48.7%38.5%
Total Offense453385
Yards per Play6.05.9
Lost Fumbles11
Interceptions42
Turnovers53
Penalties85
Penalty Yards5545
Yards per Penalty6.99.0
Possession Time29:3030:30


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