#14 Wisconsin at Iowa Postgame Notes

Nov. 22, 2014

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Iowa (7-4, 4-3) fell to No. 14 Wisconsin (9-2, 6-1), 26-24, Saturday at Kinnick Stadium.

Iowa totaled 412 yards of offense, the most Wisconsin has allowed this season.

QB Jake Rudock accounted for three touchdowns today: 20-yard pass to WR Kevonte Martin-Manley, 9-yard pass to TE Jake Duzey, and a 3-yard touchdown rush. He has 32 career touchdown passes and eight career rushing touchdowns.

QB Jake Rudock was 20-for-30 for 311 yards and two touchdowns. It is his third career 300-yard game (Ball State, Maryland, Wisconsin). Rudock added 25 yards rushing, including one touchdown, on 7 carries.

OL Ike Boettger made his first career start. Boettger lined up outside left tackle on Iowa’s opening series.

Iowa was 2-for-2 on fourth down conversions. The Hawkeyes entered the game with a conference-leading 11 first down conversions. Mark Weisman converted on fourth-and-1 in the third quarter. He is 7-of-8 on fourth down attempts this year. In the second quarter, Jake Rudock connected with Tevaun Smith on fourth-and-2 for a 17-yard completion.

LB Bo Bower recorded a career-high seven tackles including three unassisted and one tackle for a loss.

QB Jake Rudock connected with WR Kevonte Martin-Manley in the third quarter for his 31st career touchdown pass, moving past Brad Banks for No. 8 all-time. No. 7 on the list is James Vandenberg (35). Rudock connect with TE Jake Duzey in the fourth quarter for his 32nd career passing touchdown.

WR Kevonte Martin-Manley had four receptions for 33 yards and one touchdown. He has 165 career receptions, five shy of tying Marvin McNutt (170) for No. 2 all-time. He has 1,713 career receiving yards, moving past Bill Happel for No. 14 all-time.

QB Jake Rudock moved past Kyle McCann for No. 8 in career passing yards (4,557).

The Hawkeyes have played 54 consecutive games without a missed or blocked PAT, the longest streak of any school in the nation. Iowa has converted on 160 consecutive PATs during the streak.

Iowa won the toss and elected to receive. Iowa received the opening kickoff of the 10th time this season. In 16 seasons as Iowa’s head coach, Kirk Ferentz and the Hawkeye received the opening kickoff in 160-of-198 games (95-65).

Instant replay was used five times today.

1) Running into the kicker, call was confirmed (official review).

2) Incomplete pass, call was confirmed (Wisconsin challenge)

3) Matt VandeBerg reception, call was confirmed (official review).

4) Jordan Canzeri successful two-point conversion, call was confirmed (official review)

5) Melvin Gordon stopped short of first down, call was confirmed (official review)

The Hawkeyes close the regular season at home on Friday, Nov. 28, hosting Nebraska in the Hy-Vee Heroes Game. Kickoff is 11:05 a.m. (CT).

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