October 1, 2015

The Eternal Season - Sedge's 2015 Hawkeye Football Game Notes, Week 5: Iowa @ Wisconsin, 10/1/15

Sedge's Hawkeye Football Game Notes - 2015 Edition
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Iowa’s Record: 4-0, 0-0 Big Ten, 0-0 B1G West 
Iowa’s Rankings:
AP: 37 votes
USA Today: 44 votes
College Football Playoff:
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2015 IOWA FOOTBALL SCHEDULE*

September 5th, v. Illinois State WIN 31-14
September 12th, @ Iowa State, WIN 31-17
September 19th, v. Pittsburgh, WIN 27-24
September 26th, v. North Texas, WIN 62-16
October 3rd, @ •Wisconsin, 12:01 pm, ESPN
October 10th, v. •Illinois, 12:00 pm, TBD
October 17th, @ •Northwestern, 12:00 pm, TBD
October 31st, v. Maryland, TBD
November 7th, @ Indiana,TBD
November 14th, v. •Minnesota, 8:00 pm, BTN
November 21st, v. •Purdue, TBD
November 27th, @ •Nebraska, TBD

•Big Ten West Division Game

*Times Eastern

Scouting next opponent:  Nebraska @ Illinois, 3:30 pm, BTN

*Wondering which BTN channel we are on? Click, enter, find.
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October 3rd, 2015  Iowa @ #19 Wisconsin Badgers, 3-1, 0-0 Big Ten, 0-0 B1G West
Previous Meetings: 88, Badgers lead 44-42-2
Last Meeting: 2014, Badgers 26, Hawkeyes 24

Kinnick Color of the Week:

Current Line: Iowa +7

Turnover Margin: +1,  B1G #7, FBS #55

Current Week 2 Deep:

Hawkeye Stat Pack - 2015 
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Offense
Total   439.3  Pass 243.0  Rush 196.3  Scoring 37.8
B1G    #3              #4                #6                    #2
FBS    #48            #57              #49                  #32
Defense  
Total   294.8  Pass 210.8  Rush 84.0    Scoring 17.8
B1G    #6              #8                 #4                   #6
FBS    #20            #62               #12                 #28
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Big Ten West Standings:
Iowa                4-0, 0-0 B1G, 0-0 B1G West
Northwestern  4-0, 0-0 B1G, 0-0 B1G West
Wisconsin       3-1, 0-0 B1G, 0-0 B1G West
Illinois        3-1, 0-0 B1G, 0-0 B1G West
Minnesota      3-1, 0-0 B1G, 0-0 B1G West
Nebraska        2-2, 0-0 B1G, 0-0 B1G West
Purdue        1-3, 0-0 B1G, 0-0 B1G West
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Week 4: North Texas

Out of deference to a former Hawkeye (and your scribe started a new job this week, so a little less time), we will not recap the play by play, instead just focus on the performance of the team, 

We will start with the offense, and why not - the most points scored since the 62-10 thrashing of the Mildcats in 2002. 

At the helm, Sunshine with his best game yet - 18 for 21 for 278 yards, with 2 tds, and no interceptions.  Including his first 15 passes - completed.  And this was in 3 quarters, as we did indeed get the backups in as soon as the 4th started.