AUSTIN, TX – Iowa State was not able to hold off Texas Saturday in a Big 12 Conference road game, despite taking an early lead in the game.
A field goal was the difference in this contest. Iowa State scored back-to-back touchdowns to take a 21-17 lead with under 11 minutes to play in the fourth quarter.
However, a late fumble with Iowa State driving all the way to the Texas 28-yard line ended Iowa’s State’s hopes of an upset.
Iowa State next faces Oklahoma on October 29 in a home game.
Oct. 15, 2022 * Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium * Austin, Texas
IOWA STATE POSTGAME NOTES
*His 54-yard touchdown pass to Jaylin Noel was the longest pass play of his career.
*Finished with a career-high 359 yards of total offense.
*Had a career-high 329 yards passing, the fifth 300-yard game against Texas in Iowa State history.
*Now has 32 consecutive games with a reception, tied for the third-longest streak in school history. *First player in school history with three seasons of at least 64 receptions.
*Moves into sixth in school history with 67 receptions this season.
*Has at least eight receptions in all seven games.
*Third-straight game with at least 100 yards receiving, giving him 10 for his career, joining Allen Lazard (12) as only players with double digits.
*Finished with a career-high 154 yards receiving, the most ever by an Iowa State receiver against Texas.
*Fourth game this season with at least six receptions.
*Scored his first career touchdown on a reception in the first quarter.
*His 54-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter was the longest touchdown of the season for Iowa State and the longest reception of Noel’s career.
*Made his 20th-straight start, the third-longest active streak on the team.
*Made his first start of the season (Right Tackle) and eighth of his career.
*Made his first career start at right guard.
*Moves into sixth in school history with 52 career games played.
Anthony Johnson Jr.
*Tied with Mike Rose (2018-21) and JaQuan Bailey (2016-20) for most career starts in school history with 49.
*Finished with a career-high four tackles.
*Made his first career start, finishing with two tackles, including one for a loss.
*Played in his first career game.
*His third quarter extra point was the first kick made of his career.