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10/13/1984 (1984-1985)
Ross-Ade Stadium [West Lafayette, Indiana]

Iowa  @  #14 Purdue  Purdue Iowa Hawkeyes Football @ #14 Purdue on 10/13/1984 -

W    40 - 3 

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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 66,359
Kickoff Temp: 66° F


The Hawks get their first win at Ross-Ade Stadium since 1956 (28 years) with a decisive upset over first place Purdue and future NFL QB Jim Everett.

Chuck Long threw for 369 yards against the top pass defense in the Big Ten. Robert Smith hauled in three passes for 120 yards and a touchdown.




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Hayden Fry It was just the mystique of 28 years since we've won over there. I thought, well gee, whatever it is that's been the jinx or the bug or whatever, here we go again. But our defense wouldn't have any part of it. They kept rising up.
-- Hayden Fry
Quoted in the Daily Iowan, when asked about giving up two fumbles deep in their own territory.


Total First Downs2418
Rushing Attempts4729
Rushing Yards13066
Rushing TDs10
Yards per Rush2.82.3
Passes Completed2023
Passes Attempts2942
Pass Completion %69%54.8%
Passing TDs40
Passing Yards438235
Passing Yards per Completion21.910.2
Passing Yards per Attempt15.15.6
Total Plays7671
% of Rushing Plays61.8%40.8%
% of Passing Plays38.2%59.2%
Total Offense568301
Yards per Play7.54.2
Lost Fumbles31
Penalty Yards9245
Yards per Penalty11.59.0
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