Iowa Hawkeyes Recap logo
Personalize this site

633 highlight videos and 595 full game videos gathered from the internet about the past 4,214 Iowa Hawkeye football (since 1889) and basketball (since 1901) games. We also have profiles for 1416 players and 51 coaches.


12/6/2022 Basketball vs Duke

Buy Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball discount tickets Buy Tickets >>

12/8/2022 Basketball vs Iowa State

Buy Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball discount tickets Buy Tickets >>

12/11/2022 Basketball vs Wisconsin

Buy Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball discount tickets Buy Tickets >>

Check back after the game for videos! View all upcoming games or buy tickets (all sports)

 


12/26/1984 (1984-1985)
Freedom Bowl
Anaheim Stadium [Anaheim, California]

Iowa  vs  #19 Texas  Texas Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs #19 Texas on 12/26/1984 - HawkeyeRecap.com

W    55 - 17 


Vote as a Favorite Game Vote as a Hated Game
Like or hate this game?
Login above to cast your vote!

Did not attend this game, click to mark as attended
Did you attend this game?
Login above to keep track

Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 24,093
Kickoff Temp: 55° F
Start Time: 7:26 pm CST

RECAP

The inaugural edition of the Freedom Bowl had Iowa leading 24-17 at halftime, then they blew the game open with 31 unanswered points in the third quarter to win 55-17. Chuck Long's passing performance surpassed all previous bowl games. Long completed 29-39 passes for 461 yards and six TDs despite a steady rain throughout the game. Iowa scored 31 unanswered points in the third quarter. Long's third quarter totals were 12-14 passes for 241 yards and four touchdowns. Both Robert Smith (4 catches, 115 yards) and Bill Happel (8, 104) had over 100 yards receiving.

 1234F
Iowa141031055
Texas0170017

 

GAME SUMMARY

Game Summary Articles

+ Daily Iowan Game Recap

Audio/Podcast Recap Podcasts/Videos

No recap podcasts added yet.
Contact us if you have a link to share.

View Box Scores and Stats on Sports-Reference.com
No box score available. Contact us if you find a link.


HIGHLIGHTS


Click to let us know if this video link is broken

FULL GAME


Click to let us know if this video link is broken


PLAYER GAME QUOTES

No interesting player quotes found. Contact us if you think we are missing one.

COACH GAME QUOTES

Hayden Fry This is definitely the biggest win of my career. Being from Texas, you don't get the chance to beat the U of T very often. I have never had a victory more meaningful to me.
-- Hayden Fry


DETAILED TEAM STATS

StatisticsIowaTexas
Total First Downs2815
Rushing Attempts4135
Rushing Yards94115
Rushing TDs10
Yards per Rush2.33.3
Passes Completed3017
Passes Attempts4034
Pass Completion %75%50%
Passing TDs62
Passing Yards469185
Passing Yards per Completion15.610.9
Passing Yards per Attempt11.75.4
Touchdowns72
Total Plays8169
% of Rushing Plays50.6%50.7%
% of Passing Plays49.4%49.3%
Total Offense563300
Yards per Play7.04.3
Lost Fumbles23
Interceptions02
Turnovers25
Penalties46
Penalty Yards2750
Yards per Penalty6.88.3
Possession Time33:3226:28

TexasView detailed games stats against Texas >>>

View detailed games stats from the 1984-1985 season >>>


View more games from the 1984-1985 Football season >>>

TexasView more Football games against Texas >>>


POPULAR IOWA OPPONENTS


HAWKEYE RECAP ARTICLES


Iowa Played in First Modern College Basketball Game

Did you know that Iowa's basketball game against Chicago on January 18, 1896 was considered the first college basketball game played in the United States with five players to a side? Soon after Dr....3/24/2020

Hawks Good at Turnovers, But Can Do Better

We know how important turnover margin is to winning in football, and the Hawks have been really good at it over the past few years TeamRankings.com - Turnover Margin 2021: 5th (+0.9) 2020: 6th (...8/30/2022

Did Iowa Women Suffer from Lack of Fouls in Loss to Creighton?

After the #2 seeded Iowa women's basketball team was upset by #10 seeded Creighton to end their 2022 season, head coach Lisa Bluder spoke at the press conference. “I'll say I do believe that game...4/1/2022

View all articles >>>

Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs #19 Texas on 12/26/1984 - HawkeyeRecap.com - Summary of Iowa football and basketball games