No. 3 Iowa beats Nebraska to move to 12-0 for first time

Iowa took advantage of Nebraska’s carelessness — a number of head-scratching turnovers, a slew of penalties — to run past the rival Cornhuskers and maintain a perfect record in advance of the Big Ten Conference championship game. As throughout its undefeated season, Iowa contrasted its opponent’s sloppiness by protecting the football and capitalizing on mistakes.

No. 3 Iowa beats Nebraska to move to 12-0 for first time

Not that Iowa didn't demonstrate some glimmer: Jordan Canzeri had two long touchdown keeps running on consecutive belonging, with the last, a 68-yard untouched once-over the left sideline, putting Nebraska around 11 focuses in the second from last quarter. Indeed, even the Hawkeyes' meat-and-potatoes style can have a little flavor.


WHAT WE'LL BE TALKING ABOUT: Iowa draws one win nearer to securing a spot in the Playoff field, with one weekend from now's amusement against Michigan State in the Big Ten title diversion basically serving as an in-or-out matchup for both groups — ought to the Spartans move beyond Penn State on Saturday.
Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Terrell Newby (34)

Likewise with most Iowa wins, this one was not … tastefully satisfying. Be that as it may, that is Iowa football, regardless, and the unbeaten Hawkeyes proceeded with their charge for an immaculate normal season and main four completion. While this style of play has Iowa flying under the radar — and likely an underdog against the Spartans, not to mention Clemson, Alabama or another in the Playoff — it likewise has Iowa unbeaten.

BREAKOUT PLAYER: Iowa first year recruit protective end Parker Hesse was embedded into the beginning lineup in October, after the Hawkeyes lost all-gathering senior Drew Ott to a season-finishing knee damage. While Ott's demonstrated hard to supplant, Hesse came through with the Hawkeyes' greatest cautious play of the diversion: With Nebraska all alone objective line, Hesse tipped and after that caught a Tommy Armstrong endeavor and strolled into the end zone for a four-yard touchdown. That gave the Hawkeyes a 14-7 lead they wouldn't give up.

Baylor Bears running back Devin Chafin (28) scores
KEY STAT: Nebraska will complete with a losing record for simply the third time subsequent to 1961. Notwithstanding a dish offer and triumph, the current year's group will tie for the Cornhuskers' most misfortunes in a season subsequent to 1958. For Iowa, the twelfth triumph sets a project

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