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9/25/1971 (1971-1972)

Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

Iowa  vs  #12  Penn State  Penn State Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs #12 Penn State on 9/25/1971 -

L     14 - 44 

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Head Coach: Frank Lauterbur
Attendance: 44,303


Frank Sunderman passed for two TDs, one for 25 yards to Tom Cabalka, and the second to Levi Mitchell for 41 yards, but the defense could not hold off a more powerful Lion rushing attack that wore down the Hawks. Led by running backs Lydell Mitchell and Franco Harris, they rushed for 459 yards on the day. Mitchell rushed for 211 yards in the game, and Harris scored 4 short TDs. After a scoreless first quarter, Penn State scored 23 points in the 2nd quarter to essentially put the game away.

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StatisticsIowaPenn State
Total First Downs1432
Rushing Attempts4075
Rushing Yards82459
Rushing TDs06
Yards per Rush2.16.1
Passes Completed147
Passes Attempts3217
Pass Completion %43.8%41.2%
Passing TDs20
Passing Yards16490
Passing Yards per Completion11.712.9
Passing Yards per Attempt5.15.3
Total Plays7292
% of Rushing Plays55.6%81.5%
% of Passing Plays44.4%18.5%
Total Offense246549
Yards per Play3.46.0
Lost Fumbles23
Penalty Yards1551
Yards per Penalty00
Possession Time

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