Missing their starting quarterback and leading rusher, the Iowa State Cyclones upset the favored Nebraska Cornhuskers by a score of 9 – 7 in Lincoln. Compounding their key personnel absences for the game, many of the Cyclones were also battling the flu or colds. But, the Cyclones took advantage of 8 Cornhuskers turnovers, and used a fake punt to rally for the victory.
Iowa State Cyclones celebrate football victory
Iowa State’s last victory over Nebraska dates back to 1977. That partially explains the wild locker room scene shown in the clip below. Paul Rhoads, first-year head coach of the Cyclones, and his team celebrated the big win.