Iowa Hawkeyes Recap logo
Personalize this site

683 highlight videos and 651 full game videos gathered from the internet about the past 4,336 Iowa Hawkeye football (since 1889) and basketball (since 1901) games. We also have profiles for 1587 players and 57 coaches.

9/30/2023 Football vs Michigan State

Buy Iowa Hawkeyes Football discount tickets Buy Tickets >>

10/7/2023 Football vs Purdue

Buy Iowa Hawkeyes Football discount tickets Buy Tickets >>

10/14/2023 Football @ Wisconsin

Buy Iowa Hawkeyes Football discount tickets Buy Tickets >>

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


Brian Ferentz Contract Tracker >>>

11/7/2020 (2020-2021)
Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

Iowa  vs  Michigan State  Michigan State Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Michigan State on 11/7/2020 -

W    49 - 7 

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: Kirk Ferentz
Attendance: 1,441
Kickoff Temp: 66° F
Start Time: 11:00 AM CST

Official Game Program


Iowa dominated in all three phases of the game to blowout the Spartans, taking a 35-0 lead at halftime. Iowa intercepted MSU three times, and Riley Moss returned one of them 54 yards for a touchdown. The Hawks rushed for 200 yards, led by Tyler Goodson with 113 yards (one run for 71 yards), and Mekhi Sargent added two rushing touchdowns. The Hawkeyes committed no turnovers. Charlie Jones returned a punt 54 yards for a touchdown. Spencer Petras was 15-of-27 passing for 167 yards and one touchdown pass to Brandon Smith.

Michigan State00707



Game Summary Articles

+ HawkCentral Game Recap
+ Daily Iowan Recap

Audio/Podcast Recap Podcasts/Videos

+ WHO SoundOFF Podcast

Official Box Score


Click to let us know if this video link is broken


Click to let us know if this video link is broken


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


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


StatisticsIowaMichigan State
Rushing 1st Downs71
Passing 1st Downs109
Penalty 1st Downs20
Total First Downs1910
Rushing Attempts4132
Rushing Yards22659
Rushing TDs41
Yards per Rush5.51.8
Passes Completed1617
Passes Attempts2938
Pass Completion %55.2%44.7%
Passing TDs10
Passing Yards179227
Passing Yards per Completion11.213.4
Passing Yards per Attempt6.26.0
Total Plays7070
% of Rushing Plays58.6%45.7%
% of Passing Plays41.4%54.3%
Total Offense405286
Yards per Play5.84.1
Lost Fumbles00
Penalty Yards3555
Yards per Penalty5.86.9
Possession Time

Michigan StateView detailed games stats against Michigan State >>>

View detailed games stats from the 2020-2021 season >>>

View more games from the 2020-2021 Football season >>>

Michigan StateView more Football games against Michigan State >>>



Did Hawks Shoot Poorly from 3-pt Range on Road and With Wilson Balls?

When questions like these come up, I like to apply statistical methods to make sure we don't read into differences in numbers too closely. One of the main questions with the 2022-2023 Iowa Men's Ba...3/25/2023

When Iowa Graced the Cover of Sports Illustrated in the 50's and 60's

I was in an antique store today, and they had old editions of Sports Illustrated. I browsed through the old magazines from the 50's and 60's, and wondered if Iowa was ever on the cover. I did a qu...1/4/2020

Recent NFL and NBA Draft Picks Have Roots Back to Small Iowa Town

The fathers of two recent professional draft picks are former Iowa football players under Hayden Fry, but the connection between their mothers is an even more amazing. In the 2019 NBA Draft, Ja...10/5/2019

View all articles >>>

Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Michigan State on 11/7/2020 - - Summary of Iowa football and basketball games