Recap: Iowa State football’s comeback bid falls short against No. 24 Texas in 24-21 loss

Iowa State football kicked off against Texas on Saturday, with hopes of snapping a three game losing streak that has the Cyclones at the bottom of the Big 12.

But, instead, it was Texas that stopped a streak. After losing the last three games against Iowa State, it was the Longhorns who came out on top, 24-21. For the third straight week, Iowa State lost by three or less points.

The Cyclones have yet to win a conference game this season and are one of only two programs in the conference looking for that first win against a Big 12 opponent.

Here’s what happened in the Cyclones loss to Texas.

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A late fumble by Hunter Dekkers sealed the victory for the Longhorns. Iowa State falls to 3-4 on the season after losing four straight games.

Xavier Worthy gives the Longhorns the go-ahead touchdown after Iowa State’s defense can’t stop Texas on fourth and goal.

The Cyclones quarterback scored his second rushing touchdown of the season – fourth of his career – to put Iowa State ahead, 21-17. Did you have two Jaylin Noel touchdowns and a rushing touchdown from Dekkers on your bingo card this Saturday?

The Cyclones will start the fourth quarter with the ball in Hunter Dekkers’ hands after the defense held off Texas. It’s first down for Iowa State on the 47-yard line.

The Iowa State wide receiver scored his first career touchdown to start the game, and he just picked up the Cyclones second of