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Hawkeyes Fall 30-27 Against Northern Illinois - Game Recap

Hawkeyes Fall 30-27 Against Northern Illinois - Game Recap

The Huskies were Week 1 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Hawkeyes by a score of 30-27 at Kinnick Stadium.

Northern Illinois was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 53.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Jordan Lynch completed 25 of 41 pass attempts for 275 yards for the Huskies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Mark Weisman rushed for 100 yards for Iowa, while Damon Bullock added 76 yards. Jake Rudock threw for 256 yards for the Hawkeyes, while receivers Kevonte Martin-Manley and Jordan Cotton had 79 and 58 yards respectively.

Northern Illinois lost the offensive yardage battle to Iowa 458-438 yards in Saturday's game. Iowa had more first downs as that total ended up 24-20.

Iowa led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:40/29:20 split in that important category.

Northern Illinois heads into a Week 3 battle against Idaho. Iowa, meanwhile, will have their next action against Missouri State.