Iowa/Minnesota Simulation: Overview

Each week, we sit down and run the game through the Xbox 360, thanks to the simulation capabilities of NCAA Football 2008 by EA Sports. Read what happened this week, as the Hawkeyes needed some late heroics to pull out a victory against the Gophers.

Scoring Summary

First Quarter
Iowa - 26 yard Albert Young TD Run, 7-0 Iowa
Minn - 62 yard TD Pass, Weber to Wheelright, 7-7

Second Quarter
Iowa - Albert Young, 1 yard TD Run, 14-7 Iowa
Minn - 43 yard TD pass, Weber to Decker, 14-14
Iowa - 11 yard TD pass, Christensen to Cleveland, missed XP, 20-14 Iowa
Iowa - 7 yard TD pass, Christensen to Koulianos, 27-14 Iowa

Third Quarter
Minn - 41 yard TD Pass, Weber to Wheelright, 27-21 Iowa
Minn - 8 yard TD Pass, Weber to Pinnix, 28-27 Minn

Fourth Quarter
Iowa - Damian Sims, 52 yard TD run, 2pt conversion good. 35-28 Iowa
Iowa - Daniel Murray 49-yard field goal, 38-28 Iowa
Iowa - Damian Sims, 1 tard TD run. 45-28 Iowa

 

STATS

Offensive Leaders
Jake Christensen - 19 of 27, 201 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT
Albert Young - 24 carries for 130 yards, 2 TD
Damian Sims - 19 carries for 111 yards, 2 TD
James Cleveland - 9 receptions, 97 yards, 1 TD
Brandon Myers - 4 receptions, 36 yards
Derrel Johnson-Koulianos - 3 receptions, 24 yards, TD
Defensive Leaders
Mike Klinkenborg - 9 tackles, 1 TFL, 2 forced fumbles, 1 rumble recovery
Harold Dalton - 7 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 INT
Charles Godfrey - 5 tackles
Mitch King - 4 tackles, 2 TFL
Ken Iwebema - 3 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 sack
Brett Greenwood - 2 tackles, 2 INT.


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