Iowa Hawkeyes Recap logo
Personalize this site

611 highlight videos and 578 full game videos gathered from the internet about the past 4,195 Iowa Hawkeye football (since 1889) and basketball (since 1901) games. We also have profiles for 1238 players and 50 coaches.


9/3/2022 Football vs South Dakota State

Buy Iowa Hawkeyes Football discount tickets Buy Tickets >>

9/10/2022 Football vs Iowa State

Buy Iowa Hawkeyes Football discount tickets Buy Tickets >>

9/17/2022 Football vs Nevada

Buy Iowa Hawkeyes Football discount tickets Buy Tickets >>

Check back after the game for videos! View all upcoming games or buy tickets (all sports)
 


9/26/2009 (2009-2010)
Beaver Stadium [University Park, Pennsylvania]

Iowa  @  #5 Penn State  Penn State Iowa Hawkeyes Football @ #5 Penn State on 9/26/2009 - HawkeyeRecap.com

W    21 - 10 


Vote as a Favorite Game Vote as a Hated Game
Like or hate this game?
Login above to cast your vote!

Did not attend this game, click to mark as attended
Did you attend this game?
Login above to keep track

Head Coach: Kirk Ferentz
Attendance: 109,316
Kickoff Temp: 52° F
Start Time: 7:12 PM CST

RECAP

ESPN's College GameDay was in State College for the Saturday night Big Ten opener. The Hawkeyes fell behind early, 10-0. But Iowa would score 21 unanswered points after that to stun Penn State for the second consecutive year. The defense shut down the Nittany Lions in the final three quarters, forcing four turnovers, and the turning point in the game came when Penn State punted, clinging to a 10-5 lead in the fourth quarter, Adrian Clayborn blocked a punt and ran it back 53 yards for a touchdown to give the Hawkeyes the lead. With the momentum changed, they were more easily able to move the ball on their final two drives. The win at Penn State on prime-time network television catapulted Iowa to a number 13 ranking in the AP Poll and a number 17 ranking in the Coaches' Poll.

 1234F
Iowa0501621
Penn State1000010

 

GAME SUMMARY

Game Summary Articles

+ Daily Iowan Game Recap
+ Nittany Lions Fall To Iowa in Big Ten Opener

Audio/Podcast Recap Podcasts/Videos

No recap podcasts added yet.
Contact us if you have a link to share.

Official Box Score


HIGHLIGHTS


Click to let us know if this video link is broken


PLAYER GAME QUOTES

No interesting player quotes found. Contact us if you think we are missing one.

COACH GAME QUOTES

No interesting coach quotes found. Contact us if you think we are missing one.


DETAILED TEAM STATS

StatisticsIowaPenn State
Rushing 1st Downs106
Passing 1st Downs68
Penalty 1st Downs11
Total First Downs1715
Rushing Attempts3733
Rushing Yards163109
Rushing TDs10
Yards per Rush4.43.3
Passes Completed1112
Passes Attempts2632
Pass Completion %42.3%37.5%
Passing TDs01
Passing Yards135198
Passing Yards per Completion12.316.5
Passing Yards per Attempt5.26.2
Touchdowns11
Total Plays6365
% of Rushing Plays58.7%50.8%
% of Passing Plays41.3%49.2%
Total Offense298307
Yards per Play4.74.7
Lost Fumbles01
Interceptions23
Turnovers24
Penalties44
Penalty Yards3521
Yards per Penalty8.85.3
Possession Time

Penn StateView detailed games stats against Penn State >>>

View detailed games stats from the 2009-2010 season >>>


View more games from the 2009-2010 Football season >>>

Penn StateView more Football games against Penn State >>>


POPULAR IOWA OPPONENTS


HAWKEYE RECAP ARTICLES


Legacy of Hayden Fry at Iowa

After Hayden Fry's death on December 18th, 2019, there was an amazing response on social media and in the news outlets about the impact he had on college football and the University of Iowa. Here a...12/19/2019

When Iowa Graced the Cover of Sports Illustrated in the 50's and 60's

I was in an antique store today, and they had old editions of Sports Illustrated. I browsed through the old magazines from the 50's and 60's, and wondered if Iowa was ever on the cover. I did a qu...1/4/2020

Chuck Long 'Destined for Greatness' Book Released

Chuck Long is one of the most famous and successful quarterbacks in Iowa football history. It's a little strange this book hasn't come out earlier. The full book title is "Chuck Long: Destined for...10/31/2019

View all Hawkeye Recap exclusive articles >>>


Iowa Hawkeyes Football @ #5 Penn State on 9/26/2009 - HawkeyeRecap.com - Summary of Iowa football and basketball games