Postgame Notes: Indiana vs. Iowa
Nov. 6, 2010
Indiana vs. Iowa
With his third completion of the game in the first quarter, Ben Chappell became IU's all-time leader in career completions, passing Kellen Lewis on the all-time list with the 566th connection of his career. Chappell hit Ted Bolser for a gain of 10 yards and a first down to break the record. Chappell finished the game with 27 completions to move his career total to 590.
With 222 yards, Chappell moved into second all-time in career passing yardage, surpassing Steve Bradley with 6,623. His season total of 2,667 is the third most in IU lore. His 241 completions and 378 attempts this season rank third and fourth respectively. His 2,678 yards of total offense are the sixth-best total in IU history
Indiana twice drove down the field for scores on drives that were of 10 plays or more. The Hoosiers have 18 scoring drives of 10 plays or more this season.
The Hoosiers held the Hawkeye offense to two field goals in the first half. The last time the Hoosiers held a Big Ten opponent under 10 points in the first half was against Iowa on Oct. 31, 2009, when the Hawkeyes managed just seven first-half points. The last time IU held a Big Ten opponent without a touchdown in the first half was against Purdue on Nov. 17, 2007.
Duwyce Wilson finished with 148 all-purpose yards in the game, hauling in a career-high five balls for 45 yards and adding career bests with four kickoff returns for 103 yards, including a 42-yard return in the second quarter. Wilson has 28 catches for 380 yards on the season, tying for the fifth-most receptions and fifth-most yards by a freshman in school history.
Tandon Doss also topped the century mark in all-purpose yards, adding 33 rushing yards, 47 through the air, 20 on a kickoff return and nine on a punt return. It is his sixth game this season with more than 100 all-purpose yards, the 13th time in his last 17 games and the 15th time in his career. His 20 kick return yards moved his season total to 612, the seventh-best total in IU history.
The Hoosiers finished the game with 101 yards rushing on 24 carries, the fifth time this season the Hoosiers have topped the century mark on the ground. Trea Burgess added 59 yards on 16 carries and Tandon Doss rushed four times for 33 yards.
Mitchell Evans finished with a career-best 13 tackles, six solos, to lead all players.
Damarlo Belcher hauled in seven catches to move his season total to 65, the fourth-best total in IU history.
Chappell scored on a 1-yard run in the third quarter, his third rushing score of the year and the ninth of his career.
In just his second career start, redshirt freshman Greg Heban picked off the first pass of his career and the team's seventh of the year. Iowa quarterback Ricky Stanzi entered the game with just two INTs in 2010.
Mitch Ewald was 2-2 in the game, kicking field goals of 37 and 28 yards, his third game with at least two field goals. The redshirt freshman is 11-for-13 on the year. His first field goal, a 37-yarder, was his third of the season from more than 35 yards.
Adam Pines entered the game for his first career punt in the third quarter, lofting a 46-yard boot that went out of bounds at the Iowa 17. He had three punts for 116 yards, including a long of 47, and left two kicks inside the 20.
Ted Bolser three balls for 24 yards, moving into eighth in IU history in receiving yardage by a freshman.
Darius Johnson recorded his third sack of the year in the third quarter, putting him in a tie for the team lead. The sack is the fourth of his career. Indiana got another sack from Larry Black, Jr., his first of the season. Black has 2.5 in his career. The Hoosiers recorded multiple sacks for the fifth time this season.
Sixteen Hoosier seniors donned the IU uniform for the final time at The Rock. Offensive tackle James Brewer, running back Trea Burgess, safety Aaron Burks, cornerback Adrian Burks, quarterback Ben Chappell, cornerback Richard Council, safety Mitchell Evans, kicker Nick Ford, linebacker Jamie Lukaszewski, defensive lineman Deonte Mack, offensive lineman Jordan Marquette, tight end Brad Martin, linebacker Tyler Replogle, long snapper Jeff Sanders, defensive lineman Terrance Thomas and wide receiver Terrance Turner bid farewell to the Indiana faithful.
Juniors Jeff Thomas and Matt Ernest served as game captains, joining season captains Ben Chappell and Tyler Replogle for the opening coin toss. The Hoosiers lost the toss for the fourth time, and kicked off, starting on defense for the third time this season.
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