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Learning From the 2017 Loss: A Look at Iowa State’s Defense

The Cyclones tested OU’s patience a year ago, offering a blueprint for Saturday.

When the Iowa State Cyclones upset the Oklahoma Sooners in 2017 as 31-point underdogs, ISU coach Matt Campbell and defensive coordinator Jon Heacock supposedly showed the rest of the nation the blueprint for slowing down OU’s prolific offense.

“Slowing down” is a relative term. The Sooners still scored 31 points and rolled up