Kinnick Stadium scoreboard suffers major malfunction in season opener
Kinnick Stadium is playing host to Iowa’s Week 1 matchup against Utah State. The first quarter of action was all Hawkeyes, but it appears that scoring took a toll on the scoreboard.
In his first start for Iowa, quarterback Cade McNamara connected for a touchdown on the first pass attempt of his Hawkeye career. He added another touchdown in the first quarter to give Iowa an early 14-0 lead.
Unfortunately, the scoreboard in Kinnick Stadium went blank and is having some major issues on Saturday. Take a look:
Something has gone horribly wrong here. pic.twitter.com/KJCzsqzYiV
— Mike Hlas (@Hlas) September 2, 2023
For a program that averaged 13.3 points a season ago and didn’t reach 14 points in a game until Sept. 17, it’s safe to call the first quarter an “offensive onslaught” for the Hawkeyes. And with the scoreboard malfunctioning, the jokes on Saturday pretty much wrote themselves.
Check it out:
The Iowa offensive explosion broke their scoreboard. https://t.co/kjPeq4yvjE
— Sickos Committee (@SickosCommittee) September 2, 2023
— Barstool Iowa (@BarstoolUIowa) September 2, 2023
Iowa’s offense has broken their scoreboard. https://t.co/otBUkqy4pL
— Unnecessary Roughness (@UnnecRoughness) September 2, 2023
Iowa scored two touchdowns and it broke the scoreboard https://t.co/gE5MF68fMD
— Matt Cohen (@Matt_Cohen_) September 2, 2023
Iowa’s scoreboard can’t handle more than 2 touchdowns that’s crazy https://t.co/9DvpcQbEdI
— Bryce 🎸 (@HamlerMileHigh) September 2, 2023
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) September 2, 2023
the Iowa offense is wreaking havoc! https://t.co/jpDh8uakdT
— no context college football (@nocontextcfb) September 2, 2023
Not used to seeing this many first-quarter points? https://t.co/x3KB3u4u1w
— John Steppe (@JSteppe1) September 2, 2023