COL FB: Louisiana State 21, Iowa 14

Jan. 1, 2014 at 4:45 PM

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Jeremy Hill rushed for 216 yards and two touchdowns Wednesday in No. 14 Louisiana State's 21-14 win over the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Outback Bowl.

Hill carried the ball 28 times, averaging 7.7 yards a rush. He had a scoring run of 14 yards in the second period and his fourth-quarter 37-yard touchdown run proved to be the difference in the game.

Hill's second touchdown, coming with 2:02 to go, was followed by a 96-yard kickoff return by Iowa's Jordan Cotton and the Hawkeyes capitalized with a 4-yard, C.J. Beathard-to-Kevonte Martin-Manley pass that got Iowa within one touchdown.

An on-side attempt by the Hawkeyes failed and LSU ran out the clock.

Quarterback Anthony Jennings scored the first Tigers' touchdowns, going in from 2 yards out. Hill made the score 14-0 midway through the second quarter.

Iowa intercepted Jennings and had a long return that set up a 2-yard scoring run by Mark Weisman in the third period before Hill's 37-yard run put the Tigers ahead by 14.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending News
Seattle Seahawks hold off Detroit Lions for controversial win
Oakland Athletics promote Billy Beane, name David Forst GM
Apology saves Rory McIlroy $20K
Falcons hope to get injured RB Coleman back this week