Blythe now has 14 career touchdown
receptions, and is tied for third on ISU's career chart with Lane Danielson
(2000-03) and Tracy Henderson (1982-84).
Blythe's eight catches (tie) and
214 yards are career highs. The 214 yards are second in ISU history to Tracy
Henderson's 217 at Texas A&M in 1984. Blythe is the fourth ISU receiver ever
to top 200 yards.
Blythe now has 1,475 career
receiving yards, moving from outside the ISU top 10 up to sixth
IowaState's 549 yards are its most in Big
12 play since 2002 (602 vs. Missouri). It is the second-highest
offensive output ever in a road conference game (571 at
LaMarcus Hicks' fourth-quarter
interception is his fourth pick of the season, leading the
IowaState's 42 points are its most ever in
the state of Texas, and most ever against a team
from the state of Texas. The previous best was 41 vs.
Baylor in 2001 (41-0) and 41 vs. Texas in 1999 (41-44). The previous
road best was 33 at Texas in 1998
IowaState has scored on its opening drive
of the last two games, the only two times this has happened this
Troy Blankenship's 50-yard punt in
the first quarter and his 57-yard fourth-quarter boot give him 10 50+ yard punts
this season in 40 attempts.
Courtney Lewis' 73-yard touchdown
run for A&M is the longest run from scrimmage and longest touchdown run
given up by ISU in 2005. The previous longest run from scrimmage by an ISU
opponent was 36 yards by Iowa's Albert Young, and the longest
TD run was 4 yards by OklahomaState's Julius Crosslin.
Bret Meyer's second-quarter
quarterback sneak on fourth down is ISU's eighth fourth-down conversion in 10
attempts (80%) this season.
Stevie Hicks' second-quarter
touchdown run is his first TD since the third quarter of the
IllinoisState game (September
Nick Leaders' second-quarter sack
is his fourth of the season, which leads all ISU
Bret Meyer's third quarter 53-yard
TD pass to Todd Blythe was the longest TD pass of the season for ISU until
Blythe's 63-yard score in the fourth quarter. The previous long was 12 yards by
Austin Flynn (vs. Iowa) and Walter Nickel (vs.
DeAndre Jackson's third-quarter
interception is his third pick of the season.
Stevie Hicks now has two 100-yard
rushing games this season, and eighth of his career. His eight 100-yard games
tie for 10th on the ISU career list.
Hicks is the first Cyclone to rush
for 100 yards against Texas A&M since 1997 (Darren Davis, 30-106-0). Troy
David (39-130-1) and Dexter Green (21-148-1 in the 1978 Hall of Fame Bowl) are
the only other ISU players to reach 100 yards vs.
Hicks' two rushing TDs are a
Hicks' 122 yards are a season
Blythe is the third Cyclone to
have 100 receiving yards against A&M. The other two are Jack Whitver
(6-111-1 in 2001) and Tracy Henderson (11-217-1 in 1984). All three of those
games were played in College
From the second quarter of last
week's game through today, ISU has outscored its opponents