OUTBACK: Gators tackle Iowa, 31-24

The Florida Gators win their first bowl game under Coach Meyer in resounding fashion by holding off Iowa, 31-24. Post game statistics, with more to follow...

 Scoring Summary Hawkeyes - Gators 
  1st Quarter
 Gators TD FLA blocked punt attempt by Andy Fenstermaker. Tremaine McCollum returned for 5 yards (Chris Hetland made PAT) 0 - 7 
 
  2nd Quarter
 Gators FG Chris Hetland kicked a 21-yard field goal 0 - 10 
 
 Gators TD Vernell Brown intercepted Drew Tate for 60 yards (Chris Hetland made PAT) 0 - 17 
 
 Hawkeyes TD Drew Tate passed to Clinton Solomon to the right for 20 yard gain (Kyle Schlicher made PAT) 7 - 17 
 
 Gators TD Chris Leak passed to Dallas Baker to the right for 24 yard gain (Chris Hetland made PAT) 7 - 24 
 
  3rd Quarter
 Gators TD Chris Leak passed to Dallas Baker to the left for 38 yard gain (Chris Hetland made PAT) 7 - 31 
 
  4th Quarter
 Hawkeyes TD Drew Tate passed to Ed Hinkel down the middle for 4 yard gain (Kyle Schlicher made PAT) 14 - 31 
 
 Hawkeyes TD Drew Tate passed to Ed Hinkel down the middle for 14 yard gain (Kyle Schlicher made PAT) 21 - 31 
 
 Hawkeyes FG Kyle Schlicher kicked a 45-yard field goal 24 - 31 
 
 Team Statistics
  Hawkeyes Gators 
  First Downs 24 26 
    Passing 23 16 
    Rushing 1
    Penalty 0
  Third Down Efficiency 9-18 9-18 
  Fourth Down Efficiency 0-0 1-3 
  TOTAL NET YARDS 407 445 
    Total Plays 76 83 
    Average Gain Per Play 5.4 5.4 
  NET YARDS RUSHING 64 169 
    Rushes 20 42 
    Average Per Rush 3.2 4.0 
  NET YARDS PASSING 343 276 
    Completions-Attempts 32-55 25-40 
    Yards Per Pass Play 6.1 6.7 
    Times Sacked 1
    Yards Lost to Sacks 3
    Had Intercepted 1
  PUNTS 5 3 
    Average Punt 36.2 46.0 
  PENALTIES 8 5 
    Penalty Yards 60 30 
  FUMBLES 0 1 
    Fumbles Lost 0
 Passing                  
 Iowa Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int 
 D. Tate 32 55 346 58.2 6.3 1 3 3
 Florida Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int 
 C. Leak 25 40 279 62.5 7.0 1 3 2
 Rushing            
 Iowa Rush Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 A. Young 13 34 2.6 9 0
 D. Tate 3 24 8.0 24 0
 D. Sims 4 6 1.5 4 0
 Florida Rush Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 K. Moore 13 87 6.7 29 0
 D. Wynn 8 34 4.3 19 0
 C. Leak 15 27 1.8 7 0
 M. Manson 4 14 3.5 7 0
 B. Latsko 1 5 5.0 5 0
 C. Jackson 1 2 2.0 2 0
 Receiving            
 Iowa Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 C. Solomon 7 97 13.9 28 1
 S. Chandler 7 88 12.6 22 0
 E. Hinkel 9 87 9.7 19 2
 H. Grigsby 2 22 11.0 14 0
 D. Sims 1 12 12.0 12 0
 A. Young 3 12 4.0 6 0
 C. Davis 1 10 10.0 10 0
 T. Busch 1 10 10.0 10 0
 C. Davis Jr. 1 8 8.0 8 0
 Florida Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 D. Baker 10 148 14.8 38 2
 C. Jackson 7 76 10.9 22 0
 T. Casey 2 27 13.5 21 0
 K. Tookes Jr. 2 14 7.0 7 0
 J. Cornelius 1 8 8.0 8 0
 K. Moore 2 4 2.0 5 0
 D. Wynn 1 2 2.0 2 0
 Kicking              
 Iowa XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts 
 K. Schlicher 3 3 1 2 45 50.0
 Florida XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts 
 C. Hetland 4 4 1 2 21 50.0
 Punting            
 Iowa Punt Avg Lng Blk I20 TB 
 A. Fenstermaker 5 36.2 0 1 2
 Florida Punt Avg Lng Blk I20 TB 
 E. Wilbur 3 46.0 0 0 1
 Kick/Punt Returns
 Iowa PR Yds Avg Lng TD KR Yds Avg Lng TD 
 D. Sims 0 0 0.0 0 0 5 107 21.4 47
 B. Myers 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 6 6.0 6
 J. Johnson 1 2 2.0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0
 Florida PR Yds Avg Lng TD KR Yds Avg Lng TD 
 M. Manson 0 0 0.0 0 0 3 30 10.0 17
 C. Jackson 3 -10 -3.3 4 0 1 5 5.0 5

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