2011 Insight Bowl, Oklahoma Vs. Iowa: Sooners, SkyCam Beat Hawkeyes, 31-14

A falling SkyCam was the highlight of the game as Oklahoma scored twice in the final three minutes to ensure a 31-14 Insight Bowl win.

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2011 Insight Bowl Final Score: Oklahoma Hangs On For 31-14 Lead

On paper, the Insight Bowl was supposed to be one of the more lopsided bowls of the season. And though the Sooners did come away with a 17-point win, thanks to a 21-yard touchdown run by Blake Bell on fourth and one with under a minute to go, Iowa did make things interesting.

The Hawkeyes offense was all but dead for much of the game, until it sprung to life for two lengthy touchdown drives in the fourth quarter. Through the first three quarters, Oklahoma was anything but dominant, yet still held a 21-0 lead. But back-to-back touchdown drives -- both of which were over 70 yards and double-digit plays -- brought the Hawkeyes right back into the game as Oklahoma clung to a 21-14 lead.

But just as Iowa drew close, the Sooners put it out of reach, kicking a field goal to make it a two-possession game with two and a half minutes to go. After Iowa failed to answer, Oklahoma drove in the dagger for good measure as Bell, the backup and short-yardage quarterback, scampered into the end zone for the final touchdown of the game as the Sooners downed the Hawkeyes, 31-14.

Oh, and there was that whole ESPN SkyCam thing. The best part of the game had to be the falling camera that attacked Marvin McNutt.

For more on the Sooners, be sure to check out the SB Nation blog Crimson And Cream Machine. Head over to Black Heart Gold Pants for everything Hawkeyes. For more college football, stay tuned to SB Nation’s college football news coverage.

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