Iowa State Hands No. 2 Oklahoma State Its First Loss in Double Overtime

Jeff Woody’s 4-yard run in the second overtime gave Iowa State University a 37-31 upset over No. 2 Oklahoma State University, which recorded its first loss of the college football season.

Iowa State improved to 6-4 overall and 3-4 in the Big 12, while Oklahoma State fell to 10-1 overall and 7-1 in the conference.

Iowa State, down by 17 points with 12 minutes left in the third quarter, rallied on a 32-yard run by James White and a 24- yard field goal by Zach Guyer to narrow the gap to seven points at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa. The Cyclones tied the game at 24-24 in the fourth quarter as Jared Barnett connected with Albert Gary on a 7-yard touchdown pass with 5:30 left in the game.

In the first overtime, Iowa State’s Barnett threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to James White, while Brandon Weeden answered with a 6-yard scoring pass to Josh Cooper to tie the score at 31-31 before Woody reached the goal line in the second overtime for the win.

Barnett completed 31 of 58 passing attempts for 376 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. Weeden completed 58 passes for 476 yard, three touchdowns and three interceptions.

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