Iowa’s LeShun Daniels Jr. fumbles as he’s hit by Kevin Maurice.

Iowa 28
Nebraska 20

Nov. 27, 2015 • 2:36 p.m. Central
Memorial Stadium •Lincoln, NE • ABC
1st2nd3rd4th F 
2nd quarter
IOW: Kittle 10 pass from Beathard (Koehn kick) 13:50
NEB: Cross 4 run (Brown kick) 10:18
IOW: Hesse 4 interception return (Koehn kick) 6:38 Video
NEB: Brown 39 field goal, 0:03
3rd quarter
IOW: Canzeri 29 run (Koehn kick) 12:17 Video
NEB: Cross 4 run (Brown kick) 7:00
IOW: Canzeri 67 run (Koehn kick) 6:43 Video
4th quarter
NEB: Brown 42 field goal, 1:17

                             IOW      NEB
FIRST DOWNS.................. 11       22
  Rushing..................... 4        7
  Passing..................... 3       14
  Penalty..................... 4        1
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)....... 28-153   38-137
PASSING YDS (NET)............ 97      296
  Att-Comp-Int. ......... 16-9-0  45-25-4
TOTAL OFFENSE ........... 44-250   83-433
Fumble Returns-Yards........ 0-0      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards......... 3-44      0-0
Kickoff Returns-Yards...... 4-65     1-20
Int. Returns-Yards......... 4-65      0-0
Punts (Number-Avg)....... 9-30.6   5-44.6
Fumbles-Lost................ 3-1      0-0
Penalties-Yards............ 6-54     8-95
Possession Time........... 23:54    36:06
Third-Down Conv. ........ 0 of 9  7 of 16
Fourth-Down Conv. ....... 0 of 0   1 of 3
Red-Zone Scores-Chances..... 1-1      2-3
Sacks By: Number-Yards...... 0-0      0-0

IOW: Canzeri 17-140; VandeBerg 1-9; Beathard 3-5; Daniels 5-2; Team 2-minus 3.

NEB: Cross 19-55; Armstrong 9-46; Newby 9-34; Reilly 1-2.

IOW: Beathard 9-16-0-97.
NEB: Armstrong 25-45-4-296.

IOW: VandeBerg 3-31; Kittle 2-35; Krieger-Coble 2-24; Plewa 1-4; Smith 1-3

NEB: Newby 5-22; Carter 4-76; Turner 4-26; Reilly 3-50; Morgan 3-44; Westerkamp 2-41; Moore 2-17; Cotton 1-14; Hovey 1-6.

Attendance: 90,830

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Huskers Drop Regular-Season Finale: Nebraska’s defense did its best to hold Iowa’s offense in check, but NU was unable to overcome four turnovers as the Huskers dropped their final game of the regular season to the No. 3 Iowa Hawkeyes, 28-20.

While Iowa quarterback CJ Beathard was 9-for-16 for 97 yards and one touchdown, Nebraska’s Tommy Armstrong Jr. was 25-for-45 for 296 yards and threw career-high four interceptions.

Iowa had its biggest advantage on the ground, as Jordan Canzeri rushed 17 times for 140 yards and two scores. His biggest rush was a 68-yard score in the third quarter that came after Nebraska had cut Iowa’s lead to four.

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Pregame & team info
2015 schedule
04/11Whites 15, Reds 24
09/05BYUL 28-33
09/12South AlabamaW 48-9
09/19@ MiamiL 33-36
09/26S. MissW 36-28
10/03@ IllinoisL 13-14
10/10WisconsinL 21-23
10/17@ MinnesotaW 48-25
10/24NorthwesternL 28-30
10/31@ PurdueL 45-55
11/07Michigan St.W 39-38
11/14@ RutgersW 31-14
11/27IowaL 20-28
12/26UCLAW 37-29
Brandon Reilly battles Iowa’s Desmond King for the ball.



On this day, the difference was this: Iowa has a quarter­back and a coaching staff with more patience and maturity than does Nebraska.


With so many op­por­tunities missed – including plenty Friday – Nebras­ka finds itself mired in a state of anxiety for the next nine months.


[Iowa] is exactly the hard-nosed bunch that Nebraska has failed to emulate the past 15 years.

Omaha World-Herald

Today’s win at Nebraska was a classic example of ‘Iowa football.’ It wasn’t pretty or dominating ... but it was effective.


One way or another, the Huskers have to improve the running game for next season.

Grand Island Independent

The fundamental things always have applied, and always will. Nebraska had four turnovers, the Hawkeyes but one.

Cedar Rapids Gazette

Friday’s was not a beautiful win, though those two Canzeri runs were blocked beautifully.


Even Tommy Armstrong was talking about Tommy Armstrong, and he spoke some cold and hard truths.

Lincoln Journal Star

The Hawkeyes win because they don’t make mistakes. The Huskers play like they invented them.

Omaha World-Herald

No Hawkeye enjoyed beating Nebraska more than linebacker Cole Fisher.

Omaha World-Herald

Armstrong’s performance the past few weeks ... raises serious questions about the position in 2016.

Omaha World-Herald

Iowa does all of the things Nebraska can’t or won’t.

Hail Varsity

Patrick O’Brien now becomes the story going forward. Will he be good enough to push Armstrong?


Style points don’t matter. Twelve teams tried to beat Iowa. Not one was successful.

Des Moines Register

[Tommy Armstrong] faced Husker Nation with brutal candor and vowed to change in his final season.
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