Iowa State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma 38-31

Iowa State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma 38-31

Iowa State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma 38-31

The Cyclones, however, had other plans.

Iowa State has not named a starter for Saturday's game.

Iowa State came away from Norman with a shocking 38-31 win. It was just Iowa State's second victory over Oklahoma since 1961, and the Cyclones (3-2, 1-1 Big 12) did it without their starting quarterback.

The last time Iowa State beat Oklahoma, the Big 12 didn't exist. He reportedly was back in Ames, Iowa, dealing with an undisclosed personal issue.

After the Cyclones' win, Iowa State's Evrett Edwards pulled a Mayfield by taking the state flag of Iowa and planting it at midfield in Oklahoma's stadium. Losing a home game against Iowa State could be tough for the players and the fans, but the team needs to gain some momentum for a hard November.

The sequence set the tone for the rest of the game.

Iowa State also received an iron-man effort from senior Joel Lanning, the quarterback turned middle linebacker.

Iowa State took over possession, and at that point, with five and a half minutes left in the third quarter, took over the game.

Kyle Kempt, the third string QB, found stud WR Allen Lazard for the game-winning score. The margin for error is just gone.

The Cyclones marched 94 yards to tie the game at 24-24. Behind Auburn? Ahead of Ohio State?

During the first month of the season, Riley made the transition appear seamless as Oklahoma looked like one of the best teams in the country.

Iowa State got it going after a rough start and finished with 449 yards. The Sooners took a 4-0 record into Saturday's game. Iowa State led 31-24.

Baker Mayfield hit Jordan Smallwood-forced into more action by an earlier injury to CeeDee Lamb-for a 29-yard gain and had second-and-goal at the 5 a few plays later.

OU (4-1, 1-1) had won 18 straight games against ISU, which had been its longest active win streak over an opponent. There's plenty of work to be done - starting with next week's rivalry game with Texas - to even compete for a third consecutive Big 12 championship. Despite trailing by two touchdowns for much of the first half against a presumed playoff contender with a Heisman contender quarterback, the Cyclones ended that streak on Saturday.

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