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2018 Schedule
6-3, 3rd in Big 12
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Every top 25 team's best reason for optimism next season

Even with the College Football Playoff selection committee's top 25 still battling for semifinal and New Year's Six bowl positions, it's never too early to look ahead to next season.

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Scuffling Baylor-ISU players out for first half

After a scuffle led to their ejections this past Saturday, Iowa State running back David Montgomery and Baylor defensive end Greg Roberts will miss the first half of their team's games this week -- vs. Texas and vs. TCU, respectively.


No. 23 Iowa State beats Baylor 28-14 for 5th straight win

Brock Purdy threw for a touchdown and ran for another score, and No. 23 Iowa State topped Baylor 28-14 on Saturday after a skirmish in the third quarter resulted in unsportsmanlike conduct penalties for each player on both teams.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Make it 5-0 since true freshman Brock Purdy took over at QB for Iowa State. The Cyclones beat Baylor 28-14 and have won five straight conference games in a single season for the first time. Ever.

Brewer connects with Stricklin for Baylor TD (0:26)
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ISU's Montgomery ejected, suspended after fight

Iowa State running back David Montgomery was ejected and will be suspended for the first half against Texas next week for his role in a fight during the third quarter of the Cyclones' 28-14 win over Baylor.

Mims leaps for 6-yard Baylor TD catch (0:27)
Two players ejected after fight between Baylor and Iowa State (1:24)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Baylor DE Greg Roberts and Iowa State RB David Montgomery have been ejected for throwing punches here in Ames. The melee involved several other players and began on a prior play when Baylor safety Chris Miller was flagged for a late hit on Montgomery on the ISU sideline. No information yet on how this ejection will affect Montgomery's fate next week at Texas.

Purdy keeps Iowa State's offense rolling (0:24)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 22 Iowa State is on the board in Ames with an 11-yard strike from Brock Purdy to Deshaunte Jones on its opening drive to take a 7-0 lead over Baylor. Purdy, the true freshman, is 4-0 as the Cyclones' starting QB and aiming to lead ISU to its first-ever streak of five straight league wins in the same season. He was 5 of 6 for 61 yards and rushed twice for 19 yards on that first possession.

Iowa State strikes first with 11-yd TD (0:40)
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Most important takeaway for each Top 25 team

It's going to be Alabama vs. Georgia for the SEC title. Meanwhile, Michigan keeps rolling, and West Virginia won a classic over Texas. What else have we learned?

Eaton wide open for easy Iowa State TD (0:23)
Iowa St. WR skies over defender and flips into end zone for TD (0:30)
ISU WR takes off for long 83-yard TD (0:34)
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Bama atop 1st CFP; Clemson, LSU, Irish follow

Alabama opens atop the season's first College Football Playoff ranking, ahead of fellow unbeaten Clemson. LSU, Notre Dame, Michigan and Georgia follow.


Campus Conversation: USC Shakeup, Browns A Threat To CFB? Maryland Update

Ivan Maisel, Brad Edwards & Chris Low discuss the shakeups on the USC staff (3:20), whether the Browns could hire a premiere CFB coach (14:25) and more. Plus, Adam Rittenberg with an update from Maryland (26:00), CFP rankings predictions (31:00), Walk-Ons (38:40) and Extra Points (47:50).

Iowa St. WR Butler makes terrific grab for 48-yard TD (0:22)

Team Stats

Passing Yards241.4
Rushing Yards128.8
Points For27.0210th
Points Against20.4