Iowa Blocks UNI’s Upset Attempt

Posted by Kevin Trahan on September-6-2009 Add Comments

It seemed as though karma had caught up with the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Ten months after Iowa kicked a field goal in the final seconds to upset No. 3 Penn State, Northern Iowa was lined up for a 39-yard field goal, to try to upset the No. 22 Hawkeyes in Iowa City.

Iowa, still trying to work through injuries and first game kinks, didn't play well all game long, but, like any good team, stepped up in the clutch and blocked the field goal.

Linebacker Jeremiah Hunter went to pick up the ball, but his teammates yelled at him to stay away and tackled the UNI player who eventually picked it up. The Hawkeyes celebrated, thinking they just needed to kneel the ball to win. But the celebration was premature.

The officials ruled ...

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