Iowa State Defeats Texas 28-21 - Recap
Iowa State got a 120-yard performance from Alexander Robinson as a key part of its 28-21 victory over the Longhorns on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
The Cyclones were a 21-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 51.5.
Austen Arnaud completed 11 of 23 pass attempts for 136 yards for the Cyclones in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Longhorns defense.
Tre' Newton rushed for 43 yards for Texas, while Cody Johnson added 24 yards. Garrett Gilbert threw for 344 yards for the Longhorns, while receivers John Chiles and Marquise Goodwin had 117 and 54 yards respectively.
Iowa State was outgained by Texas 440-335 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-16 by the Longhorns.
Texas lost the time of possession battle 32:27/27:33, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Iowa State heads into a Week 9 battle against Kansas. Texas, meanwhile, will have their next action against Baylor.