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9/28/1957 (1957-1958)

Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

#12 Iowa  vs  Utah State  Utah State #12 Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Utah State on 9/28/1957 - HawkeyeRecap.com

W     70 - 14 


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Head Coach: Forest Evashevski
Attendance: 40,125

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RB Geno Sessi touched the ball just three times in his college football debut, but etched his name into Hawkeye football lore with 3 TDs, including an impressive 80-yard TD run. He became then just the fourth Hawkeye to score three touchdowns in a single game. Bill Happel added 2 TDs (one pass reception and one run). Leading 7-0 in the first quarter, the Hawks added 20 points in the 2nd quarter and 20 points in the 3rd quarter, taking a commanding 47-7 lead into the 4th quarter. They racked up 648 yards of offense (320 yards rushing, 328 yards passing). In all, the Hawkeyes scored ten touchdowns, eight extra points and a safety in the blowout win.

Due to shifting personnel, 4 different kickers were used in the game. Bob Prescott was 2-3 on PATs (one blocked). Alex Karras was 4-4 on PATs, while Hugh Drake was 1-2, and Olen Treadway was 1-1.

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DETAILED TEAM STATS

StatisticsIowaUtah State
Rushing 1st Downs151
Passing 1st Downs88
Penalty 1st Downs02
Total First Downs2311
Rushing Attempts
Rushing Yards3206
Rushing TDs
Yards per Rush
Passes Completed1014
Passes Attempts2229
Pass Completion %45.5%48.3%
Passing TDs
Passing Yards328197
Passing Yards per Completion32.814.1
Passing Yards per Attempt14.96.8
Touchdowns
Total Plays
% of Rushing Plays
% of Passing Plays
Total Offense648203
Yards per Play
Lost Fumbles13
Interceptions23
Turnovers36
Penalties
Penalty Yards785
Yards per Penalty00
Possession Time


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