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

L    19 - 28 

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


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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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
Total Plays7080
% of Rushing Plays45.7%43.8%
% of Passing Plays54.3%56.3%
Total Offense397489
Yards per Play5.76.1
Lost Fumbles10
Penalty Yards2040
Yards per Penalty6.78.0
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