Both squads enter Saturday's game with a 3-3 record after starting the non-conference season 3-0.
hits the road for a second-straight week as the Cowboys travel to
for a Saturday afternoon date with IowaState.
Kickoff for IowaState's
Homecoming game is set for
(CDT). The game will not be televised. OklahomaState
will travel to Ames
with an overall record of 3-3 and a Big 12 mark of 0-3.
has an identical 3-3 overall mark and an 0-3 league record.
will be meeting for the 43rd time since the series began in 1926.
has a 23-16-3 overall advantage, but IowaState
has a 10-9-1
edge in games played in Ames.
won a year ago in Stillwater
by a 36-7 margin. The last time the two teams met in
was 2001, and the Cyclones claimed a 28-14 win.
last win in Ames
came in 1997 with a 21-14 victory.
Head Coach Jimmy Johnson's final OklahomaState
team scored early and often as the Cowboys defeated
49-13 in Stillwater.
The 49 points were the most scored against
to that point, the most for a Johnson-coached OSU team, and the most the Cowboys
had scored in a single game since 1977. Tailback Ernest Anderson led the Cowboys
with 43 rushes for 160 yards and a touchdown. Quarterback Ike Jackson completed
six of 12 passes for 66 yards and a pair of scores.
1988 — In
what could have been a game that clinched the Heisman Trophy for tailback Barry
hung on for a 49-28 win on a blustery day in Ames.
Sanders carried the ball 32 times for 293 yards and scored four touchdowns. The
Cowboys would need every one of them as OSU allowed Iowa State 417 total yards.
led 28-21 with
to play before Sanders went 80 yards on a third and seven play. The Cowboys took
the lead on an 11 yard pass from Mike Gundy to Hart Lee Dykes, and OSU would
score the game's final 14 points to ice the win. After the game, the Cowboys
accepted an invitation to play Wyoming
in the Holiday Bowl in San
fell behind early and staged a second-quarter rally, but it wasn't enough as
Texas A&M recorded a 62-23 victory in front of 78,451 partisans at Kyle
Field in College
The opportunistic Aggies took advantage of seven OSU turnovers, including one
that led to their first touchdown. A&M raced to a 20-0 lead before the
Cowboys got on the scoreboard on a 32-yard Bruce Redden field goal. Trailing
27-3 with less than 10 minutes left in the first half, the Cowboys attempted to
rally. John Johnson scored on a five yard pass from Al Peña to cut the A&M
lead to 27-10 with
left in the half. OklahomaState's
defense then forced a Texas A&M fumble and the Cowboys drove 52 yards in
five plays with Julius Crosslin scoring a two yard touchdown, and the A&M
lead was cut to 10 at 27-17. Texas A&M missed a 38-yard field goal on its
final possession of the first half. On the first possession of the second half,
appeared to be driving for a score that would narrow the lead even more, but
Texas A&M intercepted a first-down pass on its own two yard line. The Aggies
then drove 98 yards for a touchdown to make it 34-17.