Iowa destroys Ohio State led by Stanley's 5 touchdowns

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Iowa destroys Ohio State led by Stanley's 5 touchdowns

The Hawkeyes ran a fake field goal that got to Ohio State's 2-yard line, setting up a touchdown that helped secure a 55-24 win for Iowa on Saturday at Kinnick Stadium.

An innocent-looking 38-yard field goal attempt from Iowa turned into a play that signaled a stunning blowout loss for Ohio State.

A week after he re-asserted himself into legitimate Heisman consideration, Buckeyes senior quarterback J.T. Barrett completed just 18 of his 34 passes for 208 yards.

Nate Stanley threw for 226 yards, five touchdowns and no interceptions. Almost as important was the running of Akrum Wadley, who churned out a tough 115 yards on the ground, and an Iowa defense that limited the high-flying Buckeyes - they were second in the country at 571.3 per game - to 371 yards of offense.

Iowa led 31-17 at the half and kept the foot on the gas all 2nd half.

Iowa was a 20 point underdog entering the game. Add in the interception trifecta from Josh Jackson, and it was an all-around dominating performance for the 6-3 Hawkeyes. Next week the Hawks hit the road to take on #9 Wisconsin.

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