Iowa Football

Highlights: Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Northern Iowa Panthers

Iowa (3-0) ended the non-conference portion of its 2018 football schedule Saturday night with a dominant 38-14 win over Northern Iowa (0-2).

The Hawkeyes led 38-0, including 21-0 at halftime, before giving up two fourth-quarter touchdowns.

Iowa racked up 558 yards of total offense andgave up just 6 yards rushing, including minus-2 in the first half (20 total).

Quarterback Nate Stanley found a rhythm in this one, completing 23 of 28 passes for 309 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. Nick Easley caught 10 passes for 103 yards and a TD and tight end Noah Fant added 99 yards and a score on five receptions.

The Hawkeyes open Big Ten play next week against No. 6 Wisconsin (2-1).

Scoring summary

IOWA— Noah Fant 5 pass from Nate Stanley; Miguel Recinos kick | 7-0, 6:07 1st

IOWA— Mekhi Sargent 2 rush; Recinos kick | 14-0, 14:09 2nd

IOWA— Sargent 10 rush; Recinos kick | 21-0, 2:09 2nd

IOWA— Recinos 42 field goal | 24-0, 9:50 3rd

IOWA— Nick Easley 14 pass from Stanley; Recinos kick | 31-0, 7:03 3rd

IOWA— Toren Young 15 rush; Recinos kick | 38-0, 1:59 3rd

UNI— Briley Moore 4 pass from Eli Dunne; Austin Errthum kick | 38-7, 11:12 4th

UNI— Elias Nissen 5 pass from Dunne; Errthum kick | 38-14, 5:25 4th

Postgame coverage

Iowa 38, Northern Iowa 14: Bull or the horns next week

Game report: Numbers, notes, grades and more

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