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10/12/1974 (1974-1975)
Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

Iowa  vs  Northwestern  Northwestern Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Northwestern on 10/12/1974 - HawkeyeRecap.com

W    35 - 10 


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Head Coach: Bob Commings
Attendance: 51,200

RECAP

After spotting NU an early 3-0 lead, Rod Wellington took a short pass and raced for a 52-yard touchdown reception. Leading 7-3, Iowa didn't rest as Andre Jackson jarred the kick returner, separating him from the ball at the Wildcat 28-yard line.

Running behind future All-Americans Rod Walters and Joe Devlin, Mark Fetter burst into the end zone and Iowa led 14-3. But Northwestern wasn't to be denied, as they drove 64 yards in eight plays to cut the lead to 14-10 right before half.

Early in the third quarter, defensive end Lynn Heil broke through to hit the quarterback, and Bobby Elliott got his helmet on the ball jarring it free. Linebacker Dan LaFleur pounced on it for the score and a 21-10 lead.

After an exchange of punts, Wellington scooted 42 yards for the score, giving the Hawks a 28-10 lead. Iowa rushed for over 300 yards on the day, Wellington needed only 12 carries to get 129 yards. Jim Jensen was the workhorse carrying 19 times for 107 yards, while fullback Fetter had 62 yards on 13 carries.

 

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