NOK - OSU football: Iowa State's Brock Purdy will bring no surprises to Stillwater this time

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OP News

Feb 17, 2018

By Scott Wright
Staff writer

STILLWATER — Iowa State freshman quarterback Brock Purdy trotted onto the turf of Boone Pickens Stadium in October of 2018 to little fanfare.

That’s what happens when virtually no one knows who you are.

In Oklahoma State’s eyes, Purdy was a true freshman third-string quarterback, taking over for the benched second-teamer who had only become the starter because of injury.

Three hours later, Purdy had led Iowa State to a 48-42 upset of OSU.

“We didn’t know anything about him,” OSU coach Mike Gundy said.


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