Boxscore
Iowa 27, Northern Iowa 16
Saturday, September 15, 2012 3:30 PM
Location - Kinnick Stadium
Attendance - 70585

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Northern Iowa 10 3 3 0 16
Iowa 7 10 7 3 27

Recap

Iowa 27, Northern Iowa 16: Backup walk-on fullback Mark Weisman rushed for a career-high 113 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Hawkeyes over their intrastate rivals for the 15th straight time.

Weisman, who had only two carries the entire season, picked up the slack for another injured Hawkeye running back with 24 carries as Iowa (2-1) rushed for 201 yards. Starting running back Damon Bullock gained 77 yards on 13 carries in the first half before leaving the game with an apparent head injury.

Northern Iowa (1-2), ranked No. 6 in the FCS Coaches poll, took the opening kickoff 83 yards in eight plays to take a 7-0 lead. Weisman had a pair of 1-yard TD runs in the first half, with his second score giving the Hawkeyes a 14-10 lead early in the second quarter.

Leading 17-13 at half, the Hawkeyes struck quickly, taking the opening kickoff in the third quarter 70 yards in only four plays. Weisman capped the drive with a 2-yard run to make it 24-13 and Iowa was in control the rest of the way.

James Vandenberg completed 18 of 28 passes for 228 yards. Kevonte Martin-Manley had five catches for 101 yards and a key 51-yard reception to set up Weisman's third-quarter TD run.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Vandenberg, who threw 25 touchdowns passes last year, still has not thrown one in three games this season. ... Hawkeyes kicker Mike Meyer booted a pair of field goals and is now 8-for-9 this season. ... Northern Iowa has lost six straight games against FBS teams, its last win coming in 2007 against Iowa State.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 10:36
Northern Iowa   TD  Iowa 0 - Northern Iowa 7
1st Quarter - 5:25
Iowa   TD  Iowa 7 - Northern Iowa 7
1st Quarter - 2:13
Northern Iowa   FG  Iowa 7 - Northern Iowa 10
2nd Quarter - 11:09
Iowa   TD  Iowa 14 - Northern Iowa 10
2nd Quarter - 7:24
Northern Iowa   FG  Iowa 14 - Northern Iowa 13
2nd Quarter - 2:46
Iowa   FG  Iowa 17 - Northern Iowa 13
3rd Quarter - 13:10
Iowa   TD  Iowa 24 - Northern Iowa 13
3rd Quarter - 2:47
Northern Iowa   FG  Iowa 24 - Northern Iowa 16
4th Quarter - 12:22
Iowa   FG  Iowa 27 - Northern Iowa 16
TEAMS

Team Records

  Northern Iowa Iowa
W/L 1 - 2 - 0 2 - 1 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Northern Iowa Iowa
Score 16 27
First Downs 16 25
3rd Down Efficiency 2-for-10
20%
9-for-14
64%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 339 429
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 24-94 43-201
Average/Rush 3.9 4.7
Passing
Comp-Att 20-33 18-28
Passing Yards 245 228
Average/Pass Play 7.2 8.1
Penalties-Yards 7-65 3-40
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-0
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Time of Possession 25:01 34:59

PLAYER STATS

Northern Iowa (1 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Kollmorgen 20/33 245 0 1
Iowa (2 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Vandenberg 18/28 228 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Johnson 16 77 4.8 1
C. Anderson 5 13 2.6 0
K. Vereen 1 4 4.0 0
S. Kollmorgen 2 0 0.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Weisman 24 113 4.7 3
D. Bullock 13 77 5.9 0
G. Garmon 3 13 4.3 0
B. Rogers 1 2 2.0 0
J. Vandenberg 1 -2 -2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Johnson 6 77 12.8 0
C. Owens 5 51 10.2 0
B. LeMaster 2 46 23.0 0
T. Sinkfield 3 39 13.0 0
C. Anderson 3 29 9.7 0
P. Wright 1 3 3.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
K. Martin-Manley 5 101 20.2 0
K. Davis 5 54 10.8 0
M. Weisman 3 33 11.0 0
C. Fiedorowicz 3 27 9.0 0
J. Cotton 1 8 8.0 0
D. Bullock 1 5 5.0 0
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