Iowa State Planted a Dagger in Oklahoma's Heart

Offensive famine leads to an Iowa State loss

One player on the Iowa State Cyclones chose to return the favor on Saturday after their team pulled off a huge upset over the #3 ranked Sooners in Oklahoma. The Des Moines Register says that while at Trident Technical College, Park kept in shape "by playing in a church football league with friends". When you have a chance to bury a team, you have to take care of it.

"Thanks Mike for another great defensive stand. 3rd and 12 on the 2 and they score.... pathetic. We kept grinding all day".

One-upmanship aside, the biggest question about the loss was this: What happened to the Oklahoma team that looked like world beaters at Ohio State?

Lazard went up just inside the goal line and Thomas never turned, with Kempt's pass going directly between his hands and into Lazard's for the game-winning touchdown.

Plus, starting quarterback Jacob Park didn't travel with the team and it was announced Friday he has taken a leave of absence to deal with unspecified "personal health issues".

"We were still in the game the whole time", Andrews said.

Joel Lanning started at middle linebacker, threw three passes and had nine rush attempts.

"It was fun", Lanning said.

I'm a Baker Mayfield guy. "We just stuck together as a team".

"I don't think he is a third-string quarterback anymore, you know, "Campbell said". We're building this program. "And yet we wanted to get Allen in the best matchup we could". We're so young. We continue to learn and grow. We've got some really good seniors. Iowa State hosts Kansas. I feel like this will be the most important game of the year as far as how we respond to it. C'mon down, Arkansas coach Bret Bielema, whose team got crushed by SC to fall to 0-3 in the SEC. 90 percent of those kids transfer and go somewhere else. According to OddsShark, Oklahoma was favored by 31 points heading into the matchup, yet the Sooners only scored 31 points. I want to finish this thing out the right way.

Oklahoma's (4-1, 1-1 Big 12) inconsistency in being able to hang on to the ball came back to hurt it against the Cyclones. At the second level, the Sooners are led by senior linebacker Emmanuel Beal, who has 29 tackles this season, including two for a loss. The final three were all touchdowns of 25 yards or more, including a screen pass Trever Ryen took 57 yards down the sideline for the Cyclones' first lead.

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