IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa made Rutgers' first trip to Iowa City as miserable as possible.

Senior Nate Stanley had 236 yards passing and three touchdowns and No. 20 Iowa rolled past Rutgers 30-0 Saturday in its Big Ten opener, notching its third shutout in its last seven league games.

The Hawkeyes look like they're ready for a visit to No. 25 Iowa State next week in a much-hyped rivalry.

New Jersey native Ihmir Smith-Marsette caught two TD passes for the Hawkeyes (2-0, 1-0 Big Ten), who've allowed just 14 points through two games.

"I thought it was really decisive performance," Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said. "It was hard-earned out there."

Stanley found Smith-Marsette and Tyrone Tracy for first-half touchdowns to help Iowa take a 20-0 lead at the break. Stanley then connected with Smith-Marsette from 23 yards out to make it 27-0.

Smith-Marsette finished with 113 yards receiving. Stanley had at least three TD passes for the 10th time with the Hawkeyes. Iowa is 10-0 in those games.

"I feel very poised, and my teammates have my back no matter what," Stanley said.

Rutgers (1-1, 0-1) scored 48 points in its opener over UMass, but the Scarlet Knights gained just 125 yards, punted 10 times and turned it over three times. They also threw for just 41 yards, the second-lowest total against Iowa in Ferentz's 21 seasons in charge.

"This game is not going to define our football team or our season," Rutgers coach Chris Ash said. "They are hungry to get back to work."​

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