Iowa football vs. The Hawkeyes will attempt to continue their best start since winning 12 in a row to begin on Saturday when they visit Indiana. LINE: Iowa Despite forcing a season-high four turnovers and amassing more than total yards of offense, Ferentz lamented Iowa's two giveaways that led to 14 of Minnesota's first 24 points before his team buckled down for a victory.
I am not saying we gave them 14 points, but we set the ball up on the tee for them for two touchdowns," Ferentz said one week after the Hawkeyes committed three turnovers in a loss to No.
The Hoosiers hung with No. We didn't execute to our standard all the time and it cost us in some critical situations.
But the kids battled. Proud of that," Indiana coach Tom Allen said.
Junior Noah Fant collected his 17th career TD reception last weekend, extending his own personal school record for a tight end while moving into a tie with Wisconsin's Jacob Pedersen for third place in Big Ten history for a tight end.
Junior defensive end Anthony Nelson was named the Big Ten's Defensive Player of the Week after notching three of the Hawkeyes' five sacks versus Minnesota, while true freshman cornerback Riley Moss took home freshman of the week honors after recording two of Iowa's four interceptions in his first career start.
Junior Nick Westbrook eclipsed the yard receiving mark for the fourth time in his career, while senior J-Shun Harris II set career highs with eight receptions and yards receiving.
Running back Stevie Scott enjoyed his finest day in three conference games with 64 yards rushing, but he has run for only yards in the last four contests overall since rushing for - three shy of a school record for a true freshman - in his second career game against Virginia on Sept. Iowa is second in the conference in total defense Scott ranks second among FBS freshmen with carries and third with rushing yards.
The Hawkeyes are second in the Big Ten with 18 sacks, notching at least three in four of their first five games.