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11/17/2007 (2007-2008)
Kinnick Stadium [Iowa City, Iowa]

Iowa  vs  Western Michigan  Western Michigan Iowa Hawkeyes Football vs Western Michigan on 11/17/2007 - HawkeyeRecap.com

L    19 - 28 


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Head Coach: Kirk Ferentz
Attendance: 70,585
Kickoff Temp: 49° F
Start Time: 2:35 PM CST

RECAP

With one home game remaining against Western Michigan, Iowa held a three-game winning streak and a 6-5 overall record. But the Hawkeyes lost to the Broncos, 28-19, and gave up 489 yards in the process, ending any hopes for a bowl game. The Hawks gave up an early TD, then fumbled the ensuing kickoff. The Broncos kicked a FG to take an early 9-0 lead. Later in the half, WMU went for it on 4th down and converted with a TD pass. Western Michigan took a 19-0 second quarter lead. Iowa scored right before the half to cut the deficit to 19-6. One of two blocked FGs kept WMU from scoring right before halftime. Iowa scored a TD after half to make it 19-13. The Broncos scored again to make it 25-13. The Hawks got lucky with a dropped interception by the Broncos, and converted into a TD to make it 25-19. Iowa would get the ball back and was looking to tie the game, but QB Jake Christensen threw an interception with 5 minutes remaining. Iowa forced a fumble on the interception return, but could not recover. The Broncos kicked a FG to lead 28-19. Iowa drove down to the 10-yard line with 30 seconds left, but turned it over on downs. Christensen was 20-of-37 for 249 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions, and Albert Young rushed for 95 yards.

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DETAILED TEAM STATS

StatisticsIowaWestern Michigan
Rushing 1st Downs56
Passing 1st Downs1316
Penalty 1st Downs10
Total First Downs1922
Rushing Attempts3235
Rushing Yards148122
Rushing TDs00
Yards per Rush4.63.5
Passes Completed2026
Passes Attempts3845
Pass Completion %52.6%57.8%
Passing TDs33
Passing Yards249367
Passing Yards per Completion12.514.1
Passing Yards per Attempt6.68.2
Touchdowns33
Total Plays7080
% of Rushing Plays45.7%43.8%
% of Passing Plays54.3%56.3%
Total Offense397489
Yards per Play5.76.1
Lost Fumbles10
Interceptions20
Turnovers30
Penalties35
Penalty Yards2040
Yards per Penalty6.78.0
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