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1/1/1982 (1981-1982)
Rose Bowl

Rose Bowl Stadium [Pasadena, California]

#13 Iowa  vs  #12  Washington  Washington #13 Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs #12 Washington on 1/1/1982 -

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Head Coach: Hayden Fry
Attendance: 105,611


Iowa made its first appearance in the Rose Bowl in 23 years, while Washington was making its 3rd appearance in the last 5 years.

The first quarter was scoreless, as Iowa's offense struggled, and Washington had trouble hitting receivers.

In the second quarter, Huskies freshman Jacque Robinson started to take over, moving them down the field, and scoring on a short TD run. Another short TD run put the Huskies up 13-0 at halftime.

In the third quarter, the Husky defense continued to stop the Hawks. Robinson's twisting 34-yard TD run and reserve QB Tim Cowan's three-yard bootleg into the end zone added two more scores, and put the game out of reach.

Robinson gained 142 yards on 20 carries in the game, and set up or scored three of the Huskies' four touchdowns, and was named Rose Bowl MVP of the game.

QB Gordy Bohannon struggled in his Pasadena homecoming. He was involved in 4 of Iowa's 5 turnovers. He completed only six of 14 passes and threw two interceptions. and fumbled the ball twice. On defense, Mel Cole was named the Hawkeyes' MVP with 12 tackles.




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Hayden Fry Anyone who participates in any contest is disappointed in a loss. We did some great things getting here. I don't know why we lost. You must get burned before you learn. Washington really put it to us in every phase of the game - including coaching.
-- Hayden Fry


Total First Downs1422
Rushing Attempts4351
Rushing Yards198213
Rushing TDs04
Yards per Rush4.64.2
Passes Completed1015
Passes Attempts2129
Pass Completion %47.6%51.7%
Passing TDs00
Passing Yards84142
Passing Yards per Completion8.49.5
Passing Yards per Attempt4.04.9
Total Plays6480
% of Rushing Plays67.2%63.8%
% of Passing Plays32.8%36.3%
Total Offense282355
Yards per Play4.44.4
Lost Fumbles20
Penalty Yards7328
Yards per Penalty12.29.3
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