Northern Iowa Defeats Iowa State 28-20 - Recap
David Johnson ran for 199 yards as Northern Iowa handled Iowa State by a score of 28-20 on Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium.
Northern Iowa won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 48.5.
Sawyer Kollmorgen completed 21 of 28 pass attempts for 218 yards for the Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Sam Richardson rushed for 74 yards for Iowa State, while Aaron Wimberly added 35 yards. Sam Richardson threw for 242 yards for the Cyclones, while receivers Justin Coleman and James White had 103 and 49 yards respectively.
Northern Iowa outgained Iowa State 457-410 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-21 by the Panthers.
Northern Iowa lost the time of possession battle 31:53/28:07, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.