Iowa vs. Iowa State Postgame Notes
Sept. 13, 2014
Iowa (2-1) fell to Iowa State (1-2), 20-17, on Saturday at Kinnick Stadium.
Iowa’s last four losses to Iowa State have been by a combined 11 points. None of the four losses has been decided by more than three points (L, 9-6 in 2012; L, 44-41 in 2011; L, 15-13 in 2007).
Today’s game was sold out. Iowa has sold out 63 of its last 76 games.
Instant replay was used four times today.
1) Iowa State fumble at the goal line was confirmed (official review).
2) Iowa State stopped short of the goal-line in the third quarter, call was confirmed (official review).
3) Targeting foul on FS Jordan Lomax in fourth quarter was confirmed (official review).
4) Fourth quarter fumble by Tevaun Smith, recovered by Iowa State, was overturned (official review).
Iowa State’s third quarter touchdown (6:50) was the first redzone touchdown allowed by Iowa this season. It is also snapped Iowa’s streak of seven consecutive quarters without allowing an offensive touchdown.
Iowa was 2-for-2 on fourth down conversions on its first scoring drive. Mark Weisman accounted for both conversions (2-yard rush, 1-yard touchdown rush). Iowa finished 3-for-3 on fourth down attempts, including a 10-yard reception by WR Jacob Hillyer on fourth -and-8 that set up Iowa’s second touchdown.
Iowa’s first scoring drive was 16 plays, 55 yards, 7:54. It was Iowa’s longest timed drive since 2010 (8:09 vs. Iowa State).
The Hawkeyes have converted on 131 consecutive PATs without a miss or block, and 45 consecutive games without a missed or blocked PAT, the second-longest streak of any school in the nation (Illinois).
FS Jordan Lomax was disqualified in the fourth quarter following a penalty for targeting. It is the first time since the “targeting” rule was implemented that a Hawkeye player was disqualified from a game. By rule, if a foul occurs in the second half, players will be disqualified for the first half of the next game.
WR Kevonte Martin-Manley caught three passes for 15 yards. He now has 141 career receptions. He passed Tim Dwight (139) for seventh all-time.
K Marshall Koehn connected on a 44-yard game-tying field goal in the fourth quarter (4:08). It was a career long. Koehn recorded a touchback on all four kickoff attempts, raising his season total to 14.
TE Ray Hamilton’s 33-yard catch in the second quarter was a career long.
P Dillon Kidd averaged 38.2 yards on four punts. Three punts were downed inside the 20, and two were downed inside the 10.
QB Jake Rudock passed for 146 yards raising his career total to 3,101. He is the 11th player in program history to surpass 3,000 career passing yards.
Iowa won the toss and elected to receive. In 16 seasons as Iowa’s head coach, Kirk Ferentz and the Hawkeye received the opening kickoff in 153 of 190 games (90-63). Iowa has started the game on defense in 37 of 190 games under Ferentz (20-17).
Iowa travels to Pittsburgh for its first road game of the season Sept. 20. Game time is 11 a.m. (CT).