Kenny Bell catches a touchdown pass in the back of the end zone early in the fourth quarter.

Nebraska 37
Iowa 34

Nov. 28, 2014 - 11 a.m. Central
Kinnick Stadium | Iowa City, IA | ABC
1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total
Nebraska 0 7 7 17 6 37
Iowa 0 10 14 7 3 34
2nd quarter
IOWA: Lowdermilk 17 interception return (Koehn kick) 9:07
IOWA: Koehn 23 field goal, 1:44
NEBR: Abdullah 5 pass from Armstrong (Brown kick) 0:20
3rd quarter
IOWA: Smith 37 pass from Rudock (Koehn kick) 11:21 
IOWA: Ott 12 punt return (Koehn kick) 8:45
NEBR: Allen 34 pass from Armstrong (Brown kick) 1:44
4th quarter
NEBR: Bell 32 pass from Armstrong (Brown kick) 13:24
NEBR: Pierson-El 80 punt return (Brown kick) 12:06 
IOWA: Canzeri 5 pass from Rudock (Koehn kick) 1:49
NEBR: Brown 20 field goal, 0:08
Overtime
IOWA: Koehn 25 field goal
NEBR: Bell 9 pass from Armstrong
  
                            NEBR     IOWA
FIRST DOWNS..............     13       24
  Rushing................      4       11
  Passing................      8       11
  Penalty................      1        2
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)....... 31-161   50-142
PASSING YDS (NET)........    202      230
Passes Att-Comp-Int......28-12-2  38-19-1
TOTAL OFFENSE ........... 59-363   88-372
Fumble Returns-Yards.....   2-17      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards.......  3-134     4-44
Kickoff Returns-Yards....   2-43    6-126
Int. Returns-Yds. .......   1-10     2-17
Punts (Number-Avg)....... 6-29.5   5-44.2
Fumbles-Lost.............    0-0      3-3
Penalties-Yards..........   5-49     3-21
Possession Time..........  22:24    37:36
Third-Down Conv. ........   5/15    10/20
Fourth-Down Conv. ....... 0 of 0   1 of 1
Sacks By-Yards...........   4-27      2-5

RUSHING
NEBR: A.Abdullah 13-106; T.Armstrong 11-31; I.Cross 3-14; D.Pierson-El 4-10

IOWA: M.Weisman 24-82; J.Canzeri 16-55; J.Parker 1-4; J.Rudock 8-2; TEAM 1-(-1)

PASSING
NEBR: T.Armstrong 12-27-2-202; 
      R.Fyfe 0-1-0-0
IOWA: J.Rudock 19-38-1-230

RECEIVING
NEBR: K.Bell 3-53; C.Carter 2-48; J.Westerkamp 2-13; A.Abdullah 2-13; B.Reilly 1-35; T.Allen 1-34; D.Pierson-El 1-6

IOWA: K.Martin-Manley 6-63; T.Smith 4-71; J.Canzeri 3-17; J.Duzey 2-28; J.Kenny 2-20; R.Hamilton 1-10; D.Powell 1-6; N.Scherff 0-15

Attendance: 66,897

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Huskers work OT for 37-34 win over Iowa: Nebraska overcame a 24-7 third-quarter deficit, as Tommy Armstrong Jr. threw a career-high four touchdowns, giving Nebraska a 37-34 win over Iowa.

After Iowa scored a field goal on its first overtime possession, the Huskers faced 3rd and 6 at the Iowa 21-yard line. Armstrong kept the drive alive by hitting Kenny Bell for 12 yards to the Iowa 9. On the next play, Amstrong scrambled and found Bell at the pylon in the front corner of the end zone, giving the Huskers the win.

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De'Mornay Pierson-El gets past the final Hawkeye on his punt return TD.

Commentary

Johnson

This is one of the most entertaining games Nebraska has played in the last two years, and that almost means more than the win itself.

HuskerMax
Barfknecht

If you think Nebraska football is in a rut, check out Iowa.

Omaha World-Herald
Sipple

Playmakers were the story Friday. Imagine that. Imagine focusing on players and not the head coach or the athletic director or the chancellor.

Lincoln Journal Star
Shatel

It’s the kind of game that reminds people why they want to root for Pelini, if only they could forget the past two games.

Omaha World-Herald
Vogel

Friday’s game didn’t change the conversation much. There was a sliver – or maybe just two red zone turnovers – separating the Huskers and Hawkeyes.

Hail Varsity
Stryker

This game was the latest in a pattern of unpredictable Husker mood swings under Pelini’s leadership.

HuskerMax
Chatelain

Nebraska is stuck in Pigskin Purgatory. It’s crazy to keep Pelini. It’s crazy to fire him. There are no good options.

Omaha World-Herald
Hamar

This win doesn’t complicate things. You can’t judge a program on one game.

Grand Island Independent
Callahan

These last three weeks have not been fun for anybody around the program. Still, through it all this team somehow found a way to win.

HuskerOnline
York

Quarterbacks are all about leader­ship, attention to detail and a relentless competitive nature, and Armstrong turned on the power button in all three areas.

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