Sept. 12, 2005
Iowa won the toss and elected to receive. The Hawkeyes have started on offense in 65 of their last 69 games. Iowa has started on offense in 67-of-75 contests under Kirk Ferentz.
QB Drew Tate was 5-11 for 57 yards in the first half before leaving the game, leaving his career total at 2,997 passing yards.
Albert Young’s 36-yard run on his first carry of the game is a career best. Young had a 31-yard run in the opening win over Ball State. Young had 18 carries for 140 yards for the best rushing total of his career. Young’s previous best game was 87 yards in the 2004 season opener vs. Kent State.
PK Kyle Schlicher was successful on his first field goal attempt of the season, a 44-yarder in the third quarter. Schlicher scored eight points in Iowa’s opening win, making all of his PAT attempts. Schlicher is now 22-27 in career field goals, including 4-8 from outside 40 yards.
Iowa lost its third fumble of the season on its first possession and its fourth later in the period on a bad snap from shot gun formation. The Hawkeyes lost a third fumble in the fourth quarter, giving them five lost fumbles in two games. Last season Iowa lost just five fumbles in 12 games.
Iowa suffered two interceptions in the second period, with one of those being returned for a touchdown. That return marked the first time an opponent returned an interception for a score since the loss at Michigan in 2004.
The five turnovers by the Hawkeyes mark the highest in one game since they had five turnovers (two interceptions, three lost fumbles) in a loss at Michigan in 2004.
All 23 Iowa State points came following Iowa turnovers, including an interception for a score, a 12-yard touchdown drive following a fumble and a 42-yard field goal drive following an interception.
When Iowa State scored first in the game, it marked the first time Iowa has trailed in the series since the third quarter of the 2002 contest in Iowa City.
Iowa failed to score a point in the first half for the first time since the third game of the 2004 season, a loss at Arizona State. Today marks the first time Iowa did not score a touchdown in a game since a 6-4 win at Penn State in 2004.
Today’s game marks the first time Iowa has not scored a touchdown in the series against Iowa State since 1978 when ISU scored a 31-0 decision.
Iowa’s defense was led by its senior linebackers Chad Greenway and Abdul Hodge, along with senior DE Mike Follett. Greenway and Hodge each totaled 13 tackles, while Follett collected two of Iowa’s three sacks in his five tackles.
DB Marcus Paschal recorded 10 tackles, marking the third time in his career he has reached double figures in tackles. His career-high is 12 tackles (at Minnesota, 2004).
Iowa had its nine-game winning streak snapped with the loss at Iowa State. The winning streak ranked fourth in the nation coming into the game.
WR Ed Hinkel had a 28-yard reception in the fourth quarter, which was career catch No. 100.
TE Scott Chandler had a career-high seven receptions (72 yards). His previous career best was four receptions last season vs. Purdue, with those catches good for 122 yards.