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11/16/1985 (1985-1986)
Ross-Ade Stadium [West Lafayette, Indiana]

#5 Iowa  @  Purdue  Purdue #5 Iowa Hawkeyes Football @ Purdue on 11/16/1985 - HawkeyeRecap.com

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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 57,762
Kickoff Temp: 46° F
Start Time: 2:42 pm CST

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#5 Iowa escapes West Lafayette win a win to keep their Rose Bowl hopes alive. Rob Houghtlin kicked a 25-yard game-winning field goal with 1:08 remaining. Purdue was unable to manage the clock, letting time expire on Iowa's 20-yard line. LB Larry Station also broke the record for number of tackles for a career, eclipsing Andre Jackson's mark of 465, and setting the standard at 471 with one more regular season game to play.

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Chuck Long We knew a tie wouldn't hurt us, but we didn't want a tie. A tie is like losing.
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DETAILED TEAM STATS

StatisticsIowaPurdue
Total First Downs2816
Rushing Attempts4728
Rushing Yards20636
Rushing TDs32
Yards per Rush4.41.3
Passes Completed2023
Passes Attempts3332
Pass Completion %60.6%71.9%
Passing TDs01
Passing Yards268315
Passing Yards per Completion13.413.7
Passing Yards per Attempt8.19.8
Touchdowns33
Total Plays8060
% of Rushing Plays58.8%46.7%
% of Passing Plays41.3%53.3%
Total Offense474351
Yards per Play5.95.9
Lost Fumbles01
Interceptions11
Turnovers12
Penalties42
Penalty Yards1910
Yards per Penalty4.85.0
Possession Time34:3025:30

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