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10/5/1985 (1985-1986)

Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

#1 Iowa  vs  Michigan State  Michigan State #1 Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Michigan State on 10/5/1985 - HawkeyeRecap.com

W     35 - 31 


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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 66,044
Kickoff Temp: 52° F
Start Time: 1:40 pm CST

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#1 Iowa needed a 4th down "naked bootleg" with less than a minute to go to beat Michigan State and keep Iowa number one in the nation back in 1985.

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Hayden Fry That might have been the greatest fake of all time in college football. I believe I could have scored on that one, and I'm really slow.
-- Hayden Fry
Discussing Chuck Long's naked bootleg game-winning touchdown run


DETAILED TEAM STATS

StatisticsIowaMichigan State
Total First Downs2528
Rushing Attempts2859
Rushing Yards108305
Rushing TDs13
Yards per Rush3.95.2
Passes Completed3018
Passes Attempts3928
Pass Completion %76.9%64.3%
Passing TDs41
Passing Yards380275
Passing Yards per Completion12.715.3
Passing Yards per Attempt9.79.8
Touchdowns54
Total Plays6787
% of Rushing Plays41.8%67.8%
% of Passing Plays58.2%32.2%
Total Offense488580
Yards per Play7.36.7
Lost Fumbles00
Interceptions20
Turnovers20
Penalties49
Penalty Yards4050
Yards per Penalty10.05.6
Possession Time23:4536:15


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