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10/8/1983 (1983-1984)
Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

#15 Iowa  vs  Northwestern  Northwestern #15 Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Northwestern on 10/8/1983 -

W    61 - 21 

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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 66,125


Iowa faced off against former Iowa player and assistant coach, Denny Green, who came in with a 1-3 record with the only win a 10-8 nail biter at Indiana. That was also the only game that would see the Wildcats score. The Hawks would go on to dominate the game with record breaking (and tying) performances as 14 different records (Big Ten, Iowa or Kinnick Stadium) were broken and three were tied. Included was a Big Ten high 713 yards total offense.




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Total First Downs3222
Rushing Attempts3925
Rushing Yards13827
Rushing TDs32
Yards per Rush3.51.1
Passes Completed2829
Passes Attempts4346
Pass Completion %65.1%63%
Passing TDs51
Passing Yards575304
Passing Yards per Completion20.510.5
Passing Yards per Attempt13.46.6
Total Plays8271
% of Rushing Plays47.6%35.2%
% of Passing Plays52.4%64.8%
Total Offense713331
Yards per Play8.74.7
Lost Fumbles10
Penalty Yards8569
Yards per Penalty10.611.5
Possession Time31:1428:46

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