IOWA CITY - For 3 1/2 quarters the Hawkeyes looked sluggish, and lifeless at Kinnick Stadium. But a late 4th quarter rally keeps Iowa undefeated.
The Hawks scored 14 points in the final 3 minutes to beat Ball State 17-13.
Jake Rudock threw for 322 yards and 2 TD's. Kevonte Martin-Manley had 8 catches for 70 yards.
The Hawkeye defense gave up just 219 total yards and kept the Cardinals out of the end zone. Ball State's love TD came on a defensive fumble return.
The Hawks are 2-0, and host Iowa State next Saturday.