Rob Report: Northwestern Senior Writer Rob Howe checks in from Ryan Field in Evanston after Iowa's 28-17 victory against Northwestern. Included in the report are a dressed list, injury report and notes.

EVANSTON _ Hawkeyes that were in uniform on Saturday at Northwestern:

QB - Christensen, Nelson, Stanzi, McNutt.

RB - Murphy, O'Meara, Young, Busch, Sims, Williams, Morse, Pugh

WR - Chaney, Johnson-Koulianos, Cleveland, Sandeman, Stross, Nordmann, Evans

TE - Peterson, Reisner, Myers, Sabers,

OL - Eubanks, Calloway, Doering, Olsen, Bulaga, Aeschliman, Meade, Kuempel, Bruggeman, Vandervelde, Koeppel,

DL Ballard, Clayborn, Klug, King, Kroul, Iwemeba, Mattison, Blum, Narinskiiy, Hundertmark,

LBHunter, Tarpinian, Edds, Klinkenborg, Moses, Johnson, Humpal, Coleman, Gattas, Angerer, McGrath,

DB Tillison, Godfrey, Fletcher, Sash, Dalton, Marrow, Greenwood, Gardner, Kuchel

ST - Signor, Donahue, Schulze, Olszta, Murray.


Safety Devan Moylan (leg) missed his sixth game in a row.

MLB Mike Klinkenborg played with a broken left hand, wearing a cast on it.

Ken Iwebema returned after missing last week's game after suffering concussion at Purdue.

Cornerback Adam Shada missed the game after suffering a sprained ankle early in the Michigan State contest.

Defensive end Chad Geary (elbow) did not dress for the game.

Pat Angerer played on special teams in the first half, but was in street clothes in the second half.

BOWL INFO: We will run audio from Bowl reps and Champs Sports reps, but after the recorders were off, I overhead a conversation between the two groups.

The guy from the Insight Bowl said to the Camps' guys, and I'm paraphrasing, well, it looks like we're going to pick between Michigan State, Indiana and Northwestern, meaning the Champs likely would scoop up the Hawks before his bowl had a chance. The Champs' guys tried to perk him up by reminding him that he might have a shot at Illinois.



Iowa, as it did last week, used some different packages on passing downs. The Hawkeyes brought in Clayborn, Ballard, Garnder and Bernstine. Iowa liked a set with Ballard and Clayborn on the outside and Kroul and Mattison inside.

Olsen delivered a huge block on Young's TD run to start the third quarter.

Bruggeman saw his first action of the season, coming for Eubanks at center in the third quarter.

Busch was charged with a key holding call late in the third quarter after Iowa hit a long pass to DJK. The flag was thrown very late and the ball was questionable.

Calloway missed an assignment on the sack and fumble of Christensen early in the fourth quarter.

Iowa came back from a 14-point deficit in back-to-back weeks for the first time in the Ferentz Era.

Iowa stopped a two-game losing skid to the Wildcats and won for the first time in Evanston since 2001.

Iowa won after trailing at the end of three quarters for just the second time in Ferentz's tenure. The other occurred on Nov. 7, 2000 against Michigan State, the coach's first Big Ten win.

Iowa has not scored on its first drive this season.

Donahue punted 10 times for a 43.6-yard average.

Humpal intercepted his third pass of the season. He finished with 11 tackles.

Fletcher led Iowa with 12 tackles.

Clayborn blocked a field goal attempt in the second quarter.

Young moved into third place on Iowa's all-time rushing list with 59 yards on Saturday. He passed Tavian Banks and now has 2,986.

Godfrey picked off his fifth pass of the season. It's the most in a single season by an Iowa player since Jovon Johnson snared six in ‘03.

Iowa is +11 in turnover margin this season.

Mattison totaled seven tackles, 2.5 sacks, 3.5 tackles for loss.

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