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9/17/1988 (1988-1989)
Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

#19 Iowa  vs  Colorado  Colorado #19 Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Colorado on 9/17/1988 -

L    21 - 24 

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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 67,700
Kickoff Temp: 85° F
Start Time: 1:05 pm CST


Filling in for injured star Marv Cook, Tom Ward, a fifth-year senior from Iowa City, had six catches for 94 yards and a touchdown, his first TD as a Hawkeye. The TD put Iowa ahead 21-17 late in the 3rd quarter. The Hawks could not score in the 4th quarter, and Colorado took advantage of a costly Iowa fumble with 5 minutes left in the game. They drove 85 yards for the score and a 24-21 victory. The Buffaloes were led by the late Sal Aunese and running back Eric Bieniemy (25 carries for 153 yards).

QB Chuck Hartlieb's school-record string of 144 straight passes without an interception ended in the 4th quarter with under 2 minutes remaining. He finished with 21 of 38 passes for 269 yards and an interception.

In the second quarter, Iowa got its first touchdown after Tyrone Berrie blocked a Colorado punt from the end zone and Merton Hanks recovered for the score

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Total First Downs2117
Rushing Attempts3857
Rushing Yards75291
Rushing TDs13
Yards per Rush2.05.1
Passes Completed215
Passes Attempts388
Pass Completion %55.3%62.5%
Passing TDs10
Passing Yards269116
Passing Yards per Completion12.823.2
Passing Yards per Attempt7.114.5
Total Plays7665
% of Rushing Plays50%87.7%
% of Passing Plays50%12.3%
Total Offense344407
Yards per Play4.56.3
Lost Fumbles22
Penalty Yards6022
Yards per Penalty12.07.3
Possession Time30:0030:00

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