Iowa beats Northwestern 17-10 in OT
C.J. Fiedorowicz caught an 8-yard touchdown pass from Jake
Rudock in overtime to give Iowa a 17-10 win over Northwestern
The Hawkeyes (5-3, 2-2 Big 10) nearly blew another lead in the
second half. Northwestern (4-4, 0-4) dropped its fourth straight
Rudock completed 19-of-27 passes for 169 yards – none bigger
than the third-down pass to Fiedorowicz in overtime. Rudock rolled
to his right and lofted a pass to his big tight end in the left
corner of the end zone.
Northwestern’s Kain Colter was sacked on the final play of the
game to seal the win for Iowa. The Hawkeyes snapped a two-game
Both teams made mistakes on key opportunities late in the fourth
Rudock threw an interception in the final minute. Northwestern
running back Mike Trumpy mishandled an option pitch from Colter
with three minutes left.