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11/2/1985 (1985-1986)
Ohio Stadium [Columbus, OH]

#1 Iowa  @  #8 Ohio State  Ohio State #1 Iowa Hawkeyes Football @ #8 Ohio State on 11/2/1985 -

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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 90,467
Kickoff Temp: 59° F
Start Time: 2:44 PM CST


The Hawks entered Columbus ranked #1, but hadn't won there since 1959. Iowa's undefeated season was washed away on a rainy night in Ohio Stadium. Ohio State blocked a punt early in the game for a safety (after an Iowa interception near the goal line), and a 57-yard TD run put them up 12-0. OSU added another FG after an interception. Ronnie Harmon scored on a short TD run to make it 15-7 at halftime.

In the 4th quarter, Jay Norvell intercepted a pass and returned it all the way to the OSU 19. Iowa went for it on 4th-and-1 at the 10 but were stopped.

Iowa was trying to rally in the final minutes, but a Chris Spielman INT (his second of the game and Chuck Long's 4th pick of the night) ended the game. He completed 17 of 34 passes for only 169 yards. Watch a distorted full game version here.

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StatisticsIowaOhio State
Total First Downs2116
Rushing Attempts4145
Rushing Yards176219
Rushing TDs22
Yards per Rush4.34.9
Passes Completed1710
Passes Attempts3417
Pass Completion %50%58.8%
Passing TDs00
Passing Yards169151
Passing Yards per Completion9.915.1
Passing Yards per Attempt5.08.9
Total Plays7562
% of Rushing Plays54.7%72.6%
% of Passing Plays45.3%27.4%
Total Offense345370
Yards per Play4.66.0
Lost Fumbles10
Penalty Yards1657
Yards per Penalty5.38.1
Possession Time29:3830:22

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