After Iowa State roared out to a 21-14 lead at the end of the first quarter against TCU last week, observers from far and wide were wondering why Joel Lanning doesn’t get more time at quarterback for the Cyclones. After all, with him coming in to pass when Sam Richardson’s running prowess wasn’t needed, Iowa State built a lead on the #4 team in the nation.
So can Iowa State fans expect to see more of Lanning when the team heads to Waco, Texas, this weekend to take on the #2 Baylor Bears? As Cyclones head coach told Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register, that question was to be “part of [their] Sunday analysis.”Dondre Daley. The first quarter also saw a 74-yard dagger from Lanning to Allen Lazard. They pulled off a successful quarterback sneak by Richardson. They even converted a fake punt into a first down and recovered an onside kick.Trevone Boykin, has been able to cover up the flaws of the defense. If the officials had not blown a call on an incompletion, so Bundrage argues, the game would have been even closer. Iowa State needs to keep throwing down the field against Baylor to compete.
Iowa State Cyclones (2-4) @ Baylor Bears (6-0)Date/Time: Saturday, October 24, 12:00 PMLocation: McLane Stadium, Waco, TexasTV: ESPNRadio: ESPN Central TexasNCAAF Odds: Baylor -37
- Iowa State is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
- Iowa State is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Iowa State’s last 10 games
- Iowa State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
- Baylor is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
- Baylor is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baylor’s last 7 games
- Baylor is 18-5 ATS in its last 23 games at home