SEASON IN REVIEW
Iowa State University
92 2019 CAMPING WORLD BOWL
GAME 7 OCT. 19, 2019 IOWA STATE 34, TEXAS TECH 24 JONES AT&T STADIUM
LUBBOCK, Texas – It was freshman Breece Hall that carried the Iowa State running load
against Texas Tech, rushing for 183 yards and a pair of second-half touchdowns as the
Cyclones went into Lubbock and defeated the Red Raiders, 34-24.
146 of Hall’s 183 yards came in the second half of the game.
Hall busted a 75-yard touchdown run on ISU’s fi rst snap of the second half to answer a
Texas Tech touchdown. At that point, ISU led 27-10. The Red Raiders punched back though,
scoring a touchdown to end the third quarter, cutting the Iowa State lead to 27-17 heading
to the fi nal period.
The Cyclones salted away the victory when Brock Purdy connected with Tarique Milton on
a 44-yard pitch and catch to put the ball into Red Raider territory. On the ensuing play, Hall
scampered up the middle for 30 yards and his second touchdown of the contest, putting
the game out of reach.
The Cyclones jumped out to a 20-0 lead on the Red Raiders. The o ense was cruising in the
fi rst half behind the arm of Purdy. Purdy connected on 19-24 fi rst-half attempts for 307 yards.
He found Charlie Kolar for a pair of touchdowns, as well as one to La’Michael Pettway.
GAME 8 OCT. 26, 2019 IOWA STATE 27, OKLAHOMA STATE 34 JACK TRICE STADIUM
AMES, Iowa – Oklahoma State’s Malcolm Rodriguez intercepted a pass and returned it
26 yards for a touchdown and the Cowboys held o No. 23 Iowa State for a 34-27 win at
MidAmerican Energy Field at Jack Trice Stadium.
The Cyclones got the ball back with the score tied at 27-27 and 7:32 remaining in the game.
On third down, ISU quarterback Brock Purdy had his pass intercepted by Rodriguez and
returned for the score.
The story of the fi rst half was big plays. The Cowboys took a 21-13 lead into the break
behind three touchdowns of 50-plus yards. Iowa State stayed in the game with a Kolar
touchdown and a pair of fi eld goals from Connor Assalley.
The Cyclones had erased the halftime defi cit with stout defense and a pair of Breece Hall
touchdowns. Hall scored on runs of nine and four yards in the second half, but the Cowboy
defense ultimately forced three turnovers down the stretch to seal the game.
GAME 9 NOV. 9, 2019 IOWA STATE 41, #9 OKLAHOMA 42 MEMORIAL STADIUM
NORMAN, Okla. – An Iowa State two-point conversion attempt in the fi nal minute was broken up, and
No. 9 Oklahoma survived a furious Iowa State fourth-quarter rally, 42-41, at Gaylord Memorial Stadium.
Down by 21 going into the fi nal quarter, the Cyclones clawed all the way back, as Brock Purdy
found tight end Charlie Kolar for a 13-yard touchdown pass with 24 seconds remaining to cut
Oklahoma’s lead to 42-41. Iowa State elected to go for two and the win, but Purdy’s pass was
broken up, as the Cyclones fell in a heartbreaker.
The Sooners raced out to a 14-0 lead less than six minutes into Saturday night’s contest, striking
fi rst on a 48-yard touchdown reception by CeeDee Lamb on the fi rst possession of the game. OU
then added an eight-yard Jalen Hurts scoring rush with 9:28 to play in the fi rst quarter.
Iowa State found its footing on the ensuing possession with a fi ve-play, 88-yard drive, capped by
Tarique Milton’s 40-yard catch and run for a touchdown, cutting the defi cit to 14-7 with 4:21 to play
in the fi rst. Oklahoma would then score 14 unanswered to extend its lead to 28-7.
Tight end Dylan Soehner scored his fi rst career touchdown on a 23-yard pass from Brock Purdy,
cutting the OU lead to 28-14 with 6:00 remaining in the fi rst half. The Sooners tallied a two-yard
Hurts touchdown late to take a 35-14 lead into the intermission.
The Cyclones marched 75 yards – including 66 from freshman running back Breece Hall – for
an eight-play touchdown drive to open the third quarter. Purdy capped the drive with a four-yard
touchdown rush to cut Oklahoma’s lead to 35-21.
The two teams then traded touchdown drives, and Purdy found Chase Allen for a three-yard
touchdown pass on the fi rst play of the fourth quarter to make it 42-28. Purdy would later fi nd
Sean Shaw Jr. for a 33-yard touchdown strike to make it a one-score game with just 3:35 to play.
Lawrence White picked o Jalen Hurts on the ensuing Sooner drive and returned it to the OU 35 to
set up the Cyclones’ fi nal drive – falling short on the potential go-ahead two-point conversion attempt.