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11/15/1986 (1986-1987)
Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

Iowa  vs  Purdue  Purdue Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Purdue on 11/15/1986 -

W    42 - 14 

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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 67,231


Iowa fell behind 7-0 on a 100-yard interception return from Rod Woodson. Iowa came right back and tied the score on a 64·yard touchdown pass from Tom Poholsky to Quinn Early, then dominated the rest of the way. Poholsky threw for 3 TDs, and Rick Bayless rushed for 121 yards on 18 carries, giving him 962 yards for the season.

The defense helped hold the Purdue rushing attack to 90 yards. Linebackers Brad Quast, George Davis and defensive end Bruce Gear each grabbed an interception.




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Total First Downs3014
Rushing Attempts4729
Rushing Yards24990
Rushing TDs20
Yards per Rush5.33.1
Passes Completed1912
Passes Attempts2729
Pass Completion %70.4%41.4%
Passing TDs41
Passing Yards359150
Passing Yards per Completion18.912.5
Passing Yards per Attempt13.35.2
Total Plays7458
% of Rushing Plays63.5%50%
% of Passing Plays36.5%50%
Total Offense608240
Yards per Play8.24.1
Lost Fumbles10
Penalty Yards7145
Yards per Penalty8.96.4
Possession Time35:2024:40

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