Seven penalties, missed opportunities doomed the Cyclones today. Having Kempt go out late in the second quarter wasn’t ideal, but Zeb did step up well to the opportunity that presented itself. Trever Ryen is hopefully alright, and an 8-4 season is still very likely.
I'M GONNA MISS THIS SO MUCH NEXT YEAR pic.twitter.com/SFotezpFHk— Barstool ISU (@BarstoolISU) November 11, 2017
The Cyclones started today as well as anyone could’ve hoped, scoring on a touchdown pass to Lazard with 10:02 left in the first.
Following the touchdown, the Cowboys go on a quick 3-and-out to set up the Cyclones on their own 36. The Cyclones would again march down the field which culminated with a 22 yard run by David Montgomery for the score.
David Montgomery does it all pic.twitter.com/t86arUrrlT— Barstool ISU (@BarstoolISU) November 11, 2017
The Cowboys would respond with a 73 yard drive that would end in touchdown.
The Cyclones would have back to back punts, allowing Oklahoma State to have an unanswered 21 point second quarter.
At the 2:04 2Q mark, Iowa State embarked on a 91 yard drive that ended in a Joel Lanning rushing touchdown.
Opening the second half with the ball, the Cowboys would settle for a field goal.
David Montgomery scored his second touchdown of the day with 6:57 left in the third, this one came from three yards out.
After exchanging punts, the Cowboys set up shop on their own 18, only to complete an 81 yard pass to Jalen McCleskey.
ISU had a great start to the fourth quarter, featuring this miraculous catch by Allen Lazard.
The Cowboys would trim our lead to one, following a 41 yard field goal by Ammendola.
With 8:38 left in the game, David Montgomery completed his hat trick, this time he punched it in from four yards out.
The Cowboys would swiftly respond and take three attempts at their two-point conversion, and their patience would pay off to tie the game at 42 all.
Following that drive, the Cyclones had a horrid -2 yard drive that ended in a punt.
Oklahoma State would get their last score of the game with 3:47 left, on a 19 yard pass to Stoner.
With 2:43 left, Zeb and co. made their best effort to tie/win the game, but to no avail. However, thanks to Zebra and co., an interception in the end-zone ended the Cyclones chances at sending the game to probable overtime.