FINAL: Oklahoma State 58, Iowa State 27


Brian Achenbach/Iowa State Daily

ISU redshirt sophomore quarterback Sam Richardson stands in the pocket and rifles a pass during the Cyclones 31-30 loss to the Texas Longhorns on Oct. 3 at Jack Trice Stadium.

Maddy Arnold

The ISU football team (1-6, 0-4 Big 12) fell to No. 19 Oklahoma State (6-1, 3-1 Big 12) 58-27 on Saturday. ISU quarterback Sam Richardson was injured during the loss to the Cowboys.

Richardson led the team in rushing yards with 64 after playing less than a half. He threw for one touchdown and 95 yards.

After Richardson was injured in the second quarter, ISU quarterback Grant Rohach entered the game. He passed for one touchdown and 97 yards against the Cowboys.

Oklahoma State started the game off by scoring three touchdowns in just under 10 minutes against Iowa State.

On Oklahoma State’s first drive of the game, OSU running back Desmond Roland rushed for a two-yard touchdown. The 58-yard drive lasted just over three minutes for the Cowboys.

During Iowa State’s next possession, Richardson threw an interception for a touchdown to OSU cornerback Justin Gilbert to put Oklahoma State up 14-0.

Roland started off Oklahoma State’s next scoring drive with a 19-yard run to the ISU 24-yard line. After three incomplete passes, Oklahoma State received a first down after a holding penalty on Iowa State.

The Cowboys scored on an eight-yard pass form OSU quarterback Clint Chelf with 5:45 left in the first quarter to make it 21-0.

Iowa State’s first points came with 2:58 left in the first quarter. The Cyclones drove 75 yards including a 38-yard pass from Richardson to tight end E.J. Bibbs.

Oklahoma State started the second quarter with a six-yard touchdown run by Roland. The Cowboys would not score again in the first half.

Iowa State scored a touchdown on its next drive that started with a 20-yard pass to wide receiver Tad Ecby. Running back DeVondrick Nealy scored on an 11-yard run to finish the drive.

On Iowa State’s next possession, Richardson was injured after a five-yard rush on third down. Iowa State punted and Rohach would play the rest of the game for the Cyclones.

Rohach had a touchdown of his own before the end of the half. He completed a 20-yard pass to wide receiver Quenton Bundrage to make the score 28-20.

The drive lasted 54 yards and ended in a blocked point after attempt by kicker Cole Netten. OSU defensive tackle James Castleman was credited with the block.

After a punt return for a touchdown that was called back by penalties, Oklahoma State got its first score of the second half. OSU kicker Ben Grogan made a 22-yard field goal to put the Cowboys up 31-20.

Roland then struck once against for Oklahoma State. He had a 58-yard touchdown run to put the Cowboys up 28-20 after a made extra point.

Late in the third quarter, OSU defensive end Tyler Johnson returned a fumble by tight end Ernst Brun for a touchdown. Oklahoma State led by 45-20 at the end of the third.

A Rohach fumble on the ISU 21-yard line led to Oklahoma State’s next score. Roland rushed for his fourth touchdown of the game to put the Cowboys up 52-20 after the point after attempt.

Running back Jeff Woody got the final touchdown for Iowa State. A one-yard run by Woody made the score 52-27 with a little over seven minutes left in the game.

Iowa State had a blocked extra point of its own after Oklahoma State’s final touchdown. David Irving was credited with the block to make the final score 58 -27.