Jaylen Lloyd scores on a 66-yard bomb in the second quarter.

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  • With the Iowa win, the Nebraska lead in the series is now 30-21-3, including 15-8-1 in Lincoln. The Hawkeyes lead 9-4 since 2011, and Iowa has won six straight games in Lincoln.
  • Freshman receiver Jaylen Lloyd had a 66-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter. It marked Lloyd’s third TD catch of at least 58 yards this season. He joins Ohio State’s Marvin Harrison Jr. as the only Big Ten players with three catches of at least 50 yards this season.
  • Lloyd caught a touchdown pass in consecutive weeks, marking the first Husker true freshman with a touchdown catches in consecutive games since tight end Matt Herian in 2002.
  • The 66-yard touchdown pass was the longest play against Iowa in 2023.
  • Defensive end Ty Robinson and nose tackle Nash Hutmacher each blocked a field goal in the first half, marking the first block FG of their careers for both players.  It marks the first time Nebraska has blocked two field goals in a game since a 7-6 win over Pitt on Sept. 17, 2005 (Zach Potter, Adam Ickes).
  • Nebraska had a total of four blocked kicks this season, including three field goals (Elijah Jeudy vs. Purdue) and one blocked punt (Blaise Gunnerson at Illinois).
  • Quarterback Chubba Purdy made his second consecutive start, giving Nebraska three quarterbacks with multiple starts in 2023. This marks the first time in at least 50 years Nebraska has had three quarterbacks make multiple starts in the same season.
  • Linebacker Luke Reimer had a season-high 10 tackles to increase his career tackle total to 293, moving him into third on the Nebraska career tackles list. Reimer passed Dedrick Young (284), Lavonte David (285) and Mike Brown (287) in today’s game.  Today marked Reimer’s 10th career double-figure tackle game.
  • Offensive tackle Bryce Benhart started at right tackle, marking his 41st career start. He is now tied with Jeremiah Sirles for the most starts by a Nebraska offensive lineman in a season. Benhart was the only Husker offensive lineman to start all 12 games this season.
  • Safety Isaac Gifford made a career-high-tying 11 tackles in the game, matching his 11 tackles last season against Georgia Southern. This marked his ninth game with at least seven tackles this season and third career double-digit tackle game.
  • Gifford increased his season tackle total to 86, becoming the first Husker defensive back with at least 80 tackles since Nate Gerry in 2014. 
  • Safety Phalen Sanford finished with a career-high nine tackles, all in the first half. His previous high was six tackles against Purdue and Illinois earlier this season. 
  • Nebraska held Iowa scoreless in the first quarter, marking the eighth opponent Nebraska has shut out in the first quarter in 2023. Nebraska finished the regular season, allowing only 23 first-quarter points.
  • Nebraska has not allowed a first-quarter touchdown in seven straight games and has not allowed a first-quarter touchdown in nine straight games against Big Ten West opponents.
  • Players participating in today’s senior day introductions included, WR Billy Kemp, S Isaac Gifford, LB Nick Henrich, LB Luke Reimer, LB Luke Reimer, CB Quinton Newsome, RB Josh Fleeks, S Omar Brown, WR Ty Hahn, S Ashton Hausmann, RB Anthony Grant, LB Garrett Snodgrass, RB Trevin Luben, S Phalen Sanford, PK Timmy Bleekrode, FB Braden Klover, LS Marco Ortiz, TE John Goodwin, LB Grant Tagge, OG Ethan Piper, OG Nouri (Ragaller) Nouilli, OL Keegan Menning, DL Jacob Herbek, LS Camden Witucki, DE Blaise Gunnerson.
  • Today’s game captains were DL Jacob Herbek, WR Ty Hahn, LS Marco Ortiz and LB Garrett Snodgrass.


Ty Robinson’s blocked field goal keeps the score at 10-7 late in the first half.