Iowa St.'s Lanning plays both ways; Cyclones stun Oklahoma

Offensive famine leads to an Iowa State loss

He led the Iowa State offense to five straight scoring drives to close out the game and lead his team to their first win over a Top 5 team in almost six full years. A fourth-down pass from Sooners quarterback fell incomplete near midfield, sealing the outcome, which could damage the Big 12's chances of landing a team in the College Football Playoff. They traded scores until the very end until Iowa State scored their final TD on a lovely back shoulder pass from Kempt to senior wide receiver Allen Lazard.

Iowa State snapped Oklahoma's 17-game conference winning streak, dating to the 2015 season.

But Kempt found Allen Lazard for a 25-yard touchdown on a third-and-7 play to give the Cyclones the lead with 2:19 left in the game. In the offseason, Lanning had moved to middle linebacker when he lost the starting quarterback job to Park.

After beating Ohio State on September 9, the Sooners have now stumbled through three consecutive games, though they beat Tulane and Baylor before losing to Iowa State. The defense that looked dominant in nonconference play has been leaky during Big 12 action. The senior ranked second in the Big 12 and fifth in the nation in tackles per game heading into Saturday's contest.

After scoring on its first four drives, Oklahoma came away from the next four drives with no points, letting the Cyclones back into the game.

McLeod nominated for IAAF Male Athlete of the Year
Voting closes on October 16, after which the athletics body will announce the three male and three female finalists. Jamaican Usain Bolt , a six-time victor of the award, was not among the 10-man shortlist.

The Cyclones announced Friday night that quarterback Jacob Park will be taking a leave from the team because of personal medical concerns.

"There's been a lot of adversity at Iowa State for a long time and there's been a cloud around us", Cyclones coach Matt Campbell said.

Iowa State rallied to tie the game in the second half.

Oklahoma: Plays Texas in Dallas on Saturday.

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