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10/19/1985 (1985-1986)
Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

#1 Iowa  vs  #2 Michigan  Michigan #1 Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs #2 Michigan on 10/19/1985 -

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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 66,350
Kickoff Temp: 60° F
Start Time: 2:50 pm CST


#1 Iowa faced #2 Michigan in Kinnick Stadium. Iowa trailed 10-9 as the Hawkeyes regained possession of the football at their own 22-yard line with just 5:27 remaining in the game. Long drove the Iowa team to the 12-yard line with two seconds remaining to set up kicker Rob Houghtlin's game-winning 29-yard field goal as time expired. It is the only time Iowa has played in a #1 vs #2 game. Many fans will argue this is the best game in Iowa football history. Another version of the full game can be found at the University of Michigan.




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Scott Helverson I've never seen so much hugging and kissing in all my life.
-- Scott Helverson


Hayden Fry I instructed Chuck to call a time out with six second to go. Chuck called it with two seconds left. I nearly had a heart attack.
-- Hayden Fry

Hayden Fry They didn't give it to us. The official said it was out of bounds. Brent Musburger had the replay. He was in bounds by a good yard.
-- Hayden Fry


Total First Downs269
Rushing Attempts4528
Rushing Yards125127
Rushing TDs00
Yards per Rush2.84.5
Passes Completed298
Passes Attempts3613
Pass Completion %80.6%61.5%
Passing TDs01
Passing Yards29755
Passing Yards per Completion10.26.9
Passing Yards per Attempt8.34.2
Total Plays8141
% of Rushing Plays55.6%68.3%
% of Passing Plays44.4%31.7%
Total Offense422182
Yards per Play5.24.4
Lost Fumbles00
Penalty Yards2635
Yards per Penalty8.78.8
Possession Time38:0521:55

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