Iowa/ISU Simulation: Overview

Each week, we boot up the Xbox 360 and take a look at what that machine thinks might happen in the game. This week, we take a look at the Iowa/Iowa State rivalry. See who came out on top and which running back went for 3 scores in this free simulation update.

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Iowa came out firing on all cylinders, both offensively and defensively.  Albert Young took a run off tackle 54 yards for the only score of the first quarter, putting Iowa ahead 14-0.  Austin Signor added a 30-yard field goal to begin the second quarter. 

Not long after, Bryan Mattison recovered a Bret Meyer fumble, caused by Matt Kroul, and outran the defense 74 yards to the endzone, putting the Hawkeyes up 17-0 at the half.

The third quarter was punctuated by two Albert Young TD runs, and a 42-yard field goal by Austin Signor, putting the Hawkeyes up 34-0 heading into the fourth.  Iowa State finally put a score on the board with a two-yard touchdown pass from Bret Meyer to Ben Barkema, making it 34-7.  A 2-yard TD run by Sims put the Hawks up by the final margin of 41-7.

 

SCORING SUMMARY

FIRST QUARTER

Iowa – Young, 54 yard TD run.  7-0

SECOND QUARTER

Iowa- Signor, 30 yard FG.  10-0

Iowa – Mattison, 74 yard fumble return, 17-0

THIRD QUARTER

Iowa – Young, 1 yard TD run. 24-0

Iowa – Signor, 42 yard FG. 27-0

Iowa – Young, 2 yard TD run. 34-0

FOURTH QUARTER

ISU – Meyer to Barkema 2 yd TD pass. 34-7

Iowa – Sims, 2 yard TD run. 41-7

 

STATS

PASSING

Jake Christensen – 17-24, 214 yards, 0 TD, 0 INT

RUSHING

Albert Young – 25 rushes, 120 yards, 3 TD

Damian Sims – 8 rushes, 25 yards, 1 TD

RECEIVING

Andy Brodell – 6 receptions, 94 yards

Tony Moeaki – 3 receptions, 23 yards

Albert Young – 2 recetoptions, 21 yards

Damian Sims – 2 receptions, 14 yards

Derrell Johnson-Koulianos – 2 receptions, 26 yards

James Cleveland – 2 receptions, 36 yards

DEFENSE

Mike Klinkenborg – 10 tackles, 2 TFL, 2 sacks, 1 forced fumble

AJ Edds – 9 tackles, 3 TFL

Adam Shada – 8 tackles, 1 TFL

Devan Moylan – 7 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 forced fumble

Jordan Bernstine – 6 tackles

Matt Kroul – 1 tackle, 1 TFL, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble

Bryan Mattison – 2 tackles, 1 forced fumble, 1 recovered fumble, 1 TD

OTHER

Total Yards - Iowa: 353, ISU: 177

Rushes/Yards/TD – Iowa: 35/139/4, ISU: 26/20/0


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