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An Iowa State victory for the ages?
You guess. What opened up Friday perhaps put Matt Campbell’s workforce within the Large 12 name sport.
The 15th-ranked Cyclones profitable at No. 21 Texas doesn’t occur frequently, and when it does and what it approach …
A Victory for the Ages.
Breece Corridor’s Three-yard landing burst in the course of the center of the road with 1:25 to play gave Iowa State a 23-20 lead, its first benefit of the sport and the game-winning rating.
The Longhorns took over at their 23, with 77 yards to visit alternate the result.
First play? Texas retaining.
First play once more? Incomplete go after a thumping of a success by way of Tayvonn Kyle.
2nd play? A go of completion to the 22 and now it’s third-and-11.
3rd play? First down of completion to the Texas 34.
Some other Longhorns of completion after which every other introduced the ball to the Iowa State 43 and Texas referred to as timeout with 27 seconds to play.
Ehlinger scrambled out of a sack and it was once first down Longhorns on the Iowa State 36. Incomplete go and now there’s 13 seconds left in legislation. Some other incompletion and the clock is all the way down to 10 seconds.
Latrell Bankston sacked Ehlinger, and on fourth down from the Longhorns 40 Cameron Dicker covered up for a 57-yard box objective try. Predictably, Iowa State referred to as timeout.
The kick wasn’t just right, with it drawing simply left of the proper upright within the ultimate 10 yards of ball flight. Iowa State avid gamers stormed the sector in jubilation.
Oh yeah, an Iowa State win for the Ages.
Iowa State is 7-1 within the Large 12 with a sport subsequent Saturday at house in opposition to West Virginia last. Texas is out of the search at Five-Three. Oklahoma and Oklahoma State each have two league losses.
Cyclones to the name sport?
Beat West Virginia subsequent Saturday and it’s a carried out deal.
That’s why this was once a victory for the ages.