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8/30/1987 (1987-1988)
Kickoff Classic (East Rutherford, NJ)
Giants Stadium [East Rutherford, New Jersey]

#16 Iowa  vs  #17 Tennessee  Tennessee #16 Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs #17 Tennessee on 8/30/1987 -

L    22 - 23 

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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 54,681
Kickoff Temp: 63° F


Phil Reich's 20-yard field goal, his third of the game, with three seconds remaining gave Tennessee the winning edge. A 96-yard touchdown return of an errant pitchout from Hartlieb by Vols' linebacker Darrin Miller put them in front 14-3 midway in the second quarter.

Iowa, which tried three quarterbacks, came back on two touchdowns by Kevin Harmon and a field goal by Rob Houghtlin to lead, 22-17. Harmon, the halfback from Bayside High School in Queens, was the Hawkeyes' only effective running back and also caught four passes. The quarterbacks, Dan McGwire, Chuck Hartlieb and Tom Poholsky, attempted 44 passes and completed 22 for a combined 280 yards.




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Total First Downs1817
Rushing Attempts3247
Rushing Yards95177
Rushing TDs11
Yards per Rush3.03.8
Passes Completed1122
Passes Attempts2344
Pass Completion %47.8%50%
Passing TDs10
Passing Yards280151
Passing Yards per Completion25.56.9
Passing Yards per Attempt12.23.4
Total Plays5591
% of Rushing Plays58.2%51.6%
% of Passing Plays41.8%48.4%
Total Offense375328
Yards per Play6.83.6
Lost Fumbles21
Penalty Yards4040
Yards per Penalty8.010.0
Possession Time

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