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11/25/1978 (1978-1979)

Spartan Stadium [East Lansing, Michigan]

Iowa  @  #14  Michigan State  Michigan State Iowa Hawkeyes Football @ #14 Michigan State on 11/25/1978 - HawkeyeRecap.com

L     7 - 42 


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Head Coach: Bob Commings
Attendance: 57,007
Kickoff Temp: 34° F

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Iowa was soundly defeated by a talented Spartan team, in what would be Bob Commings last game as Iowa head coach.

Iowa was down 35-0 at halftime. Iowa's Mario Pace and MSU's All-American Kirk Gibson (future MLB player) got into a fight, and were both kicked out of the game. The fight sparked some life into Iowa, resulting in a 50-yard scoring drive, a 10-yard pass from Jeff Green to Jon Lazar.

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