The Hawkeyes improved to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the Big Ten with a 38-28 victory at Michigan on Saturday. After giving up an early touchdown, the Hawkeyes scored 28 straight points to build a three touchdown advantage.
Hawkeye running back Adam Robinson had another big day as he carried the balled 31 times for 143 yards and a couple of touchdowns. He also caught four passes for 61 yards and Darell Johnson Koulianos had three touchdown receptions and the Hawks beat the Wolverines for the second straight year.
Ricky Stanzi completed 17 of 24 for 248 yards and a big key was turnovers, Michigan gad four and the Hawkeyes none. The Iowa defense did a good job of containing Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson, who finished with 105 yards of rushing and 96 through the air. Robinson left the game in the second half with a shoulder injury and Tate Forcier attempted to rally the wolverines with three fourth quarter touchdown drives.
The next two weeks are huge for Iowa’s Big Ten hopes. It begins with a game at home against Wisconsin and it will be followed up by a visit from Michigan state. More trouble for the Iowa State defense as the Cyclones have given up 120 points in the last two games, including 52 in a shutout loss at Oklahoma.
The Sooners rolled up 672 yards of total offense, 325 on the ground and 347 through the air as quarterback Landy Jones connected on 30 of 34 passes and three touchdowns. The Cyclone offense wasn’t any help as I.S.U. managed only 183 yards, including only 59 on the ground as the Cyclones fall to 1-2 in the Big 12 and 3-4 overall and they remain on the road this week with a visit to Texas.
U.N.I. will return to Missouri Valley Conference action with a visit to Illinois state. The panthers squared their overall record at 3-3 following a 19-14 win at South Dakota. Quarterbacxk Terrell Rennie had his best day throwing the ball as he completed 18 of 26 for 265 yards and his three yard run early in the fourth quarter provided the Panthers with their lone touchdown. Billy Hallgren had four field goals for U.N.I.