Boxscore
Iowa State 20, Northern Iowa 19
Saturday, September 3, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Jack Trice Stadium
Attendance - 54672

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Northern Iowa 3 3 7 6 19
Iowa State 0 7 0 13 20

Recap


Steele Jantz accounted for 267 total yards and ran for the game-winning touchdown to help Iowa State escape with a 20-19 comeback victory over Northern Iowa on Saturday night in Ames, Iowa.
 
Jantz led the Cyclones on a nine-play, 60-yard drive in the final minutes of the game and scored on a 1-yard quarterback sneak with 40 seconds left.
 
Aaron Horne had seven catches for 69 yards for Iowa State, which narrowly escaped losing to Northern Iowa for the second time in five years.
 
Iowa State is now 20-4-3 all-time against the Panthers, who entered this season ranked No. 7 in the FCS Coaches Poll.
 
Jantz, a junior college transfer making his first career start, also threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Josh Lenz on a fourth-and-10 play with 4:30 left in the game to put the Cyclones up 14-13.
 
But Northern Iowa responded on the ensuing possession with an 80-yard touchdown pass from Tirrell Rennie to David Johnson to give the Panthers a 19-14 lead.

Rennie finished with 308 total yards and two total touchdowns for the Panthers.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 12:09
Northern Iowa   FG  Iowa State 0 - Northern Iowa 3
2nd Quarter - 8:55
Northern Iowa   FG  Iowa State 0 - Northern Iowa 6
2nd Quarter - 0:00
Iowa State   TD  Iowa State 7 - Northern Iowa 6
3rd Quarter - 2:30
Northern Iowa   TD  Iowa State 7 - Northern Iowa 13
4th Quarter - 4:30
Iowa State   TD  Iowa State 14 - Northern Iowa 13
4th Quarter - 4:17
Northern Iowa   TD  Iowa State 14 - Northern Iowa 19
4th Quarter - 0:40
Iowa State   TD  Iowa State 20 - Northern Iowa 19
TEAMS

Team Records

  Northern Iowa Iowa State
W/L 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Northern Iowa Iowa State
Score 19 20
First Downs 21 20
3rd Down Efficiency 8-for-17
47%
7-for-19
37%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-0
0%
3-for-3
100%
Total Yards 385 328
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 42-204 39-141
Average/Rush 4.9 3.6
Passing
Comp-Att 15-32 18-40
Passing Yards 181 187
Average/Pass Play 5.7 4.6
Penalties-Yards 16-113 8-81
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-1
Interceptions Thrown 0 3
Time of Possession 35:16 24:44

PLAYER STATS

Northern Iowa (0 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
No Passing
Iowa State (0 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Jantz 18/40 187 1 3
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
No Rushing
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
S. Jantz 20 80 4.0 2
J. White 5 32 6.4 0
S. Johnson 9 27 3.0 0
J. Woody 4 3 0.8 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
No receiving
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Horne 7 69 9.9 0
J. Lenz 3 57 19.0 1
D. Reynolds 3 27 9.0 0
J. Woody 1 14 14.0 0
R. Branderhorst 2 12 6.0 0
J. West 1 6 6.0 0
S. Johnson 1 2 2.0 0
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