Cyclone Season

November 02, 2009

Iowa State forced eight turnovers in beating Nebraska in Lincoln for the first time since 1977, but that was only part of the story behind the 9--7 victory. Starting QB Austen Arnaud (bruised right hand) and Big 12 rushing leader Alexander Robinson (sore groin) didn't play, and several other Cyclones were battling a stomach virus. Jerome Tiller (below), a redshirt freshman making his first start, threw for 102 yards and rushed for 65. "We had guys puking in buckets before the game, at the hotel, at halftime," said first-year coach Paul Rhoads. The Cyclones (5--3, 2--2) are a game behind Kansas State in the messy Big 12 North race and are a good bet to make their first bowl game since 2005. They also have a shot at their first Big 12 title game.

PHOTOJOHN PETERSON/ICON SMI (TILLER)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)