Austin, Texas – The Longhorns are back at home this weekend with the No. 1 spot. No. 22 Texas hosts Iowa on Saturday at the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. When the Longhorns beat the Swifts 49-0 in the Red River matchup last weekend, Texas football was back at home after dealing with business and will face an interesting Iowa State team on Saturday continue where they left off.
Cyclones’ defensive lead Matt Campbellwhich ranks in the top 25 nationally in multiple categories including running defense (13th), scoring defense (8th) and all-around defense (11th), will pose a serious challenge to the team. Steve Sarkisian Texas State’s offense after the team got on the field Saturday morning.
Horns247 is live at the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium and will update this article with live game updates for Saturday’s Big 12 matchup between Texas and Iowa.
00:57 left in the first quarter: The cyclone first hit the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Both Texas and Iowa got off to a slow start on offense, but the Cyclones started rolling late in the first quarter when QB Hunter Dex Led the offense in 11 games in Texas and Jaylene Noel Touchdowns led the Longhorns 7-0.
Iowa 7, Texas 0 (Hurricane scoring summary: 11 games, 84 yards, 5 touchdowns, 5:28 use)
End of Q1: Iowa 7, Texas 0
5:48 left in the second quarter: The Longhorns found the end zone for the first time in a ballgame.Texas State’s offense combined most complete drive of the day against Iowa Quinn Evers Lead the charge of the Longhorns.As Ewers catches the ball with the tight end, he makes progress on the 3rd and 8th on the Texas 22-yard line Jatavian Sanders Gained a 13-yard advantage that marked the Longhorns’ first third-relegation conversion in the game. Ewers continues the Cyclones defense with a 22-yard pass Jordan Whittington then hit Xavier Worth Touchdown in the end zone.
Texas 7, Iowa State 7 (Longhorns scoring summary: 9 possessions, 80 yards, 15 TDs, 3:20 used)
00:13 left in Q2: Texas took the lead for the first time in the game. Longhorns offense started rolling late in the second quarter, most of the credit goes to RB Billy Robinson – Who has 68 yards in a scoring drive. Robinson helped the Longhorns into Iowa territory, adding 39 rushing yards and 29 receiving yards, including a 26-yard catch from Ewers, to put the offense at the Iowa 5-yard line.Ewers finished driving when he found out Jordan Whittington Touchdown in the end zone.
Texas 14, Iowa State 7 (Longhorns scoring summary: 9 possessions, 80 yards, 5 TDs, 3:28 used)
End of second quarter: Texas 14, Iowa 7
Third quarter update
10:07 left in Q3: The Longhorns extended their lead over the Cyclones at the start of the second half. The Texas offense started in the third quarter and continued to drive off the field into Iowa State territory, and while the Longhorns didn’t find the end zone, they did accept a 31-yard field goal to add to the lead.
Texas 17, Iowa State 7 (Longhorns scoring summary: 13 games, 75 yards, 31 yards field goal, 4:543 use)
4:27 left in the third quarter: Iowa State cut the Longhorns’ lead late in the third quarter. The Cyclones found the end zone for the second time when the Dekkers hit Noel for a 54-yard touchdown.
Texas 17, Iowa State 14 (Cyclones scoring summary: two games, 62 yards, 54 TDs, 37 seconds used)
End of third quarter: Texas 17, Iowa 14
10:58 left in Q4: The Cyclones regained the lead over the Longhorns. The Texas offense failed to keep things going as the third quarter wore on, and the Cyclones took advantage of the opportunity to score straight in the third and start the fourth. Iowa State QB Hunter Dekkers finished with 13 scoring drives when he took it himself and ran for an 11-yard touchdown on the Texas defense.
Iowa 21, Texas 17 (Hurricane scoring summary: 13 games, 73 yards, 11 touchdowns, 5:39 use)
4:00 left in Q4: The Longhorns are back at the top after Ewers and Worthy have a 3-yard TD and lead.
Texas 24, Iowa 21
Finals: Texas 24, Iowa 21
Texas vs Iowa: Saturday, October. 15
start: 11 a.m. central time
Place: Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium (Austin, TX)
television: ABC (Game by Game: Mark Jones; Analysts: Robert Griffin III; Reporter: Quint Kessenich)
live streaming: Fubo TV
Local station: Longhorn IMG Radio Network, 104.9 FM in Austin. (Game-by-Game: Craig Way; Analyst: Roger Wallace; Sideline Reporter: Will Matthews) Check out other local affiliates here.
Audio stream: TexasSports.com
Real-time statistics: Sidearm Statistics
in all time series
Texas vs. Iowa Historical Records… Texas holds the all-time record against the Cyclones, with the Longhorns winning 14 of 19 games and an 8-2 home win over Iowa State.
texas coach Steve SarkisianA record as a head coach… 55-44 (ninth year as head coach)
— Sarkisian’s record in Texas…9-9 (second year)
iowa coach Matt CampbellA record as a head coach… 80-52 (17th year as head coach)
– Campbell’s record in Iowa…45-37 (seventh year)
A victory in Texas would mean… Under Sarkisian’s guidance, the Longhorns will go 3-1 in the Big 12 and 5-2 in their Year 2 season.
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