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Updates from Saturday night's Cy-Hawk game, as they happened.
LeShun Daniels shows off the wheels.
The Iowa running back blew by the entire Cyclone defense on a 43-yard touchdown run.
Linebacker Ben Niemann's interceptions set this one up.
Containing Akrum Wadley: Not an easy task.
After ripping an 18-yard run with a juke and spin move, he pulled off the stop-and-go for a 3-yard TD run and the first score of the second half.
C.J. Beathard hit Matt VandeBerg twice more on this drive; they've now combined seven times for 129 yards.
ISU, meanwhile, has now allowed 30-plus points in 11 straight road games, per BTN.
C.J. Beathard's fourth TD of the night, this time on the ground as he plunges in from a yard out.
Jhaustin Thomas looked to have sacked Beathard on 3rd down, but was whistled for a facemask, giving Iowa an automatic first down.
They call him Meerkat. Meerkats probably can't make catches like that.
C.J. Beathard's third touchdown pass of the day is a beauty to Matt VandeBerg, a 12-yard strike to put the Hawkeyes up three scores.
Iowa converted a 4th-and-2 from the ISU 33 when Beathard hit VandeBerg on a slant pattern.
The Hawkeyes go play-action and burn the ISU defense.
Akrum Wadley wheels out of the backfield and is wide open for a 26-yard TD pass from Beathard.
Tight end George Kittle's first catch of the season puts the Hawkeyes up 7-0, a 9-yard pass from C.J. Beathard.
Iowa punted at ISU's 42 on its first drive but got the ball right back ... at the ISU 42.
A Beathard pass to Matt VandeBerg put the Hawkeyes at the 5, but a false start on 2nd down backed them up to the 10. After a 1-yard Beathard run, he hit Kittle in the corner for the score.