, 1978 • [[]] • Iowa City, Iowa • •
17 Purdue Boilermakers Iowa Hawkeyes
Purdue Helmets 34
Team 1 2 3 4 Totals
Boilermakers 10 7 0 17 34
Hawkeyes 0 0 7 0 7

Purdue 34-7

Iowa City (57,640)


PUR 18th straight win versus IOWA

IA Mark Mahmens


1st Quarter

PUR: Sovereen 39 yard field goal

PUR: Pope 11 yard run (Sovereen kick)

2nd Quarter

PUR: Young 25 yard pass from Herrmann (Sovereen kick)

3rd Quarter

IOWA: Brad Reid 57 yard run (Schilling kick)

4th Quarter

PUR: Burrell 11 yard pass from Herrmann (Sovereen kick)

PUR: Sovereen 27 yard field goal

PUR: Eubank 3 yard pass from Herrmann (Sovereen kick)



PUR: Herrmann 14/28, 186 yds, INT

IOWA: Bill Dolan 6/20, 92 yds, 4 INT...1st start


PUR: Pope 17/52, Macon 9/24

IOWA: Reid 1/57, Burke 14/52, Lazar 7/52


PUR: Burrell 4/59, Harris 3/56

IOWA: Reid 3/41, Swift 1/27


Iowa coach Bob Commings: “One of these days, the penalties will start going in our favor and the fumbles will start bouncing in our direction. When that happens, we’ll surprise somebody. It’s disenchanting to play as hard as we did and get beat, 34-7.”


  • "Purdue cuts down Iowa again." Milwaukee Journal. 29 Oct 1978.

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