MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A week of joint practices in Minnesota allowed the Vikings and San Francisco 49ers to evaluate their starters in a controlled environment.
Their preseason game Saturday night was all about the backups.
Some Big 12 Conference players to watch next season:
BAYLOR: Redshirt sophomore Lorando Johnson, a former four-star recruit known as “Snaxx,” is expected to take over the hybrid linebacker-defensive back spot in the Bears defense.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State backup quarterback Aidan Bouman has entered the transfer portal, the school confirmed Wednesday.
Bouman did not appear in a game last season after he sat out as a redshirt in 2020.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — D.J. Uiagalelei threw for 187 yards, Mario Goodrich scored on an 18-yard interception return and No. 19 Clemson beat Iowa State 20-13 on Wednesday night in the Cheez-It Bowl for coach Dabo Swinney’s 150th victory.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Cheez-It Bowl: Iowa State (7-5) against No. 19 Clemson (9-3), Dec. 29, 5:45 p.m. Eastern (ESPN).
Line: Iowa State by 1, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has yet to figure out a way to slow down Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy.
The senior will get the chance to beat the Mountaineers for the fourth straight season Saturday when No.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State is back in its familiar October form and right in the thick of the Big 12 race again.
Brock Purdy threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns, the defense stopped Oklahoma State inches short on a fourth-and-2 late in the game, and the Cyclones beat the No.
No. 8 Oklahoma State (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) at Iowa State (4-2, 2-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (FOX).
Line: Iowa State by 7 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Breece Hall rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns and Brock Purdy was an efficient 22-of-25 for 208 yards and a score as Iowa State downed Kansas State 33-20 Saturday night.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Brock Purdy threw four touchdown passes in the first quarter as Iowa State rolled past Big 12 Conference rival Kansas 59-7 on Saturday night.
The 28 points was the most ever scored by the Cyclones in an opening period, helping coach Matt Campbell's team improve its record to 3-2 overall and 1-1 in the Big 12.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Iowa State coach Matt Campbell said his defense was just a little bit off with its detail early in Saturday’s game against Baylor.
The Bears took full advantage with a fast start, then held on as their special teams and defense handled the rest.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — After two lackluster offensive performances in its first two games, No. 14 Iowa State flew into Las Vegas with a sense of urgency.
The Cyclones are flying back to Ames, Iowa, with some pep back in their step.
No. 14 Iowa State (1-1) at UNLV (0-2), Saturday at 10:36 p.m. EDT (CBS Sports Network).
Line: Iowa State by 31 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
A ho-hum win over an FCS opponent and a crushing loss to rival Iowa have left Iowa State looking for answers as it prepares to go on the road to play UNLV.
“I just feel like we're pressing too much and we're not having fun like we were,” running back Breece Hall said Tuesday.
The most experienced quarterbacks in the Big 12 have already been sidelined this season for very different reasons.
Skylar Thompson was off to good start in his sixth year in Kansas State's program before a knee injury that will keep him out indefinitely.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — After another struggle with Northern Iowa, No. 7 Iowa State can turn its attention to its top in-state rivalry.
Datrone Young had a big interception with 2:05 left in the fourth quarter and the Cyclones staved off upset-minded Northern Iowa 16-10 Saturday to avoid becoming just the second top-10 team to lose to a team from Division I's second-tier.
The last three Heisman Trophy winners include the first receiver to win the award in nearly three decades, a quarterback who was the 52nd-rated passer in the country the season before and a first-year starting QB.
West Virginia (5-3, 4-3 Big 12) at No. 12 Iowa State (7-2, 7-1, No. 9 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN).
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Breece Hall usually cruises right past the turn toward the University of Kansas every time the sophomore running back makes the drive on Interstate 35 from his home in Wichita to Iowa State...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — It was another milestone win for Matt Campbell's rising program at Iowa State. For Oklahoma, it was another crushing loss.
Breece Hall scored the go-ahead touchdown on an 8-yard run with 4:06 left and Isheem Young intercepted Spencer Rattler's pass in the end zone on No.
AMES — One week.
That is the length of former Waterloo West star Devon Moore’s first season as an Iowa State football player.
Moore, the first recruit to commit to Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell, was participating in a non-contact drill a year ago when he suffered an ACL injury.