Date and Time: October 28th, 2017 10:30 PM EST
Venue: Kinnick Stadium
TV: FOX Sports 1 (US)
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The Golden Gophers ended a three-game losing streak with a 24-17 victory over Illinois last week. Kobe McCrary carried the ball six times to the other side of the ground running for 153 yards and the game-winning touchdown in the fourth quarter. Rodney Smith ran five times adding 103 yards rushing for the win.
The offense is led by Conor Rhoda, who is completing 59-109 running 839 yards for 5 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. The overall unit is racking up 349 yards of total offense for 27.3 points per game. Defensively, the team is equally struggling as they are allowing 318 yards for 19 points per game.
The Hawkeyes after enjoying the bye week suffered a 10-17 overtime loss to Northwestern Wildcats last week. Takeaways from the loss were Clayton Thorson’s 21-36 completion running 192 yards, Justin Jackson carrying the ball 25 times for 93 yards rushing.
Nathan Stanely leads the Iowa offense as he has completed 116-201 running for 1513 yards, 16 touchdowns, and 3 interceptions. The offensive unit as a whole is collecting 26.1 points per game for 350.3 yards. The defensive unit is better in holding opponents through the air as they are allowing 145.9 yards out of the 381.3 total yards.
Senior running back Akrum Wadley takes control of the rushing attack with 145 carries running for 573 yards and 4 touchdowns thus far in the season.