A ho-hum win over an FCS opponent and a crushing loss to rival Iowa have left Iowa State searching for solutions, however coach Matt Campbell stated the No. 12 Cyclones won’t be making a change at quarterback.
A lot of the blame has fallen on fourth-year beginning quarterback Brock Purdy, who was pulled from the 27-17 loss to Iowa early within the fourth quarter after throwing three interceptions. He has but to throw a landing move this season.
“That is gut-wrenching when it does not go your method, and among the issues that occurred within the recreation aren’t on you because the quarterback, however everybody’s notion is that it’s,” Campbell stated. “The fact of it’s that it is robust to play that place. He is performed it 4 years, and he is aware of how one can deal with robust occasions.”
Campbell stated the Cyclones are going to experience with Purdy, who has extra wins than any quarterback in program historical past and is on the cusp of turning into the Cyclones’ all-time chief in passing and complete offense.
“I’ve lots of belief in Brock,” flanker Jared Rus stated. “I am not fearful about him in any respect. He is top-of-the-line gamers to ever play right here. We now have to have his again and ensure every part is nice, and we’ll come again able to play.”
The Cyclones’ offense is second to final within the Huge 12 at 337 yards per recreation, about 100 yards under its 2020 common. ISU has gone three performs and out on seven of its 25 possessions and 4 different non-scoring drives lasted not more than 5 performs. The Cyclones’ 4 performs of 20 yards or longer ranks final within the convention.
Iowa State visits UNLV on Saturday.
The Related Press contributed to this report.