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9/29/1984 (1984-1985)
Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

Iowa  vs  Illinois  Illinois Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Illinois on 9/29/1984 -

W    21 - 16 

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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 66,322
Kickoff Temp: 45° F


The Hawkeyes broke the Fighting Illini's 12-game conference winning streak with a 21-16 win inside Kinnick Stadium.




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Hayden Fry That was a beautiful victory on national TV. That just goes to show that you've got to have faith and believe. After we had two chances for chip shot field goals and we had passes intercepted, I said, 'Lord, if you let us get down there again we're going to run it.' He must have put his hand on our backs because I haven't seen such beautiful blocking like that in the second haIf in a long time.
-- Hayden Fry


Total First Downs2121
Rushing Attempts5138
Rushing Yards313173
Rushing TDs30
Yards per Rush6.14.6
Passes Completed726
Passes Attempts1435
Pass Completion %50%74.3%
Passing TDs02
Passing Yards73230
Passing Yards per Completion10.48.8
Passing Yards per Attempt5.26.6
Total Plays6573
% of Rushing Plays78.5%52.1%
% of Passing Plays21.5%47.9%
Total Offense386403
Yards per Play5.95.5
Lost Fumbles02
Penalty Yards3520
Yards per Penalty8.85.0
Possession Time29:0530:55

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