Iowa Defeats Northern Iowa 27-16 - Recap
Northern Iowa was unable to contain Mark Weisman on Saturday and the result was a 27-16 Week 3 loss against the Hawkeyes.
James Vandenberg completed 18 of 28 pass attempts for 228 yards for the Hawkeyes in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
David Johnson rushed for 77 yards for Northern Iowa, while Carlos Anderson added 13 yards. Sawyer Kollmorgen threw for 245 yards for the Panthers, while receivers David Johnson and Chad Owens had 77 and 51 yards respectively.
Northern Iowa lost the offensive yardage battle to Iowa 429-339 yards in Saturday's game. Iowa had more first downs as that total ended up 25-16.
Northern Iowa lost the time of possession battle 34:59/25:01, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.