Iowa was inches from a Big Ten Championship last year. Inches.
That memory will stick with Hawkeyes fans for a long time, and one at College GameDay in Indianapolis — for the 2016 edition between Penn State and Wisconsin — summed last year’s game up perfectly.
“Part of me died here last year,” the sign, with two Hawkeyes logos, read.
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— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) December 3, 2016
The unbeaten Hawkeyes lost to Michigan State, 16-13, after Spartans RB L.J. Scott reached across the goal line with 27 seconds left.