QB Purdy’s emergence leads to depth issue for Cyclones
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State freshman quarterback Brock Purdy has played so well so quickly that sophomore Zeb Noland — the starter as recently as a month ago — has already decided to play elsewhere.
A shake-up caused by Purdy's progression is a good problem for the Cyclones to have.
Iowa State QB Zeb Noland to transfer
Iowa State sophomore quarterback Zeb Noland is transferring after losing the starting job to freshman Brock Purdy.
Coach Matt Campbell announced on Monday that Noland, who has already used his redshirt season, will leave at the end of the semester.
Purdy leads Iowa State over No. 25 Oklahoma State, 48-42
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Only guaranteed one series, third-string quarterback Brock Purdy made it count and ended up playing the rest of the game for Iowa State.
Purdy completed 18 of 23 passes for 318 yards and four touchdowns, and also rushed for a touchdown, to help Iowa State beat No. 25 Oklahoma State 48-42 on Saturday.
Iowa State holds off Akron 26-13
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State finally broke into the win column in 2018, relying on defense and its kicker to carry an underwhelming and, at times, uninspired offense.
Zeb Noland threw for 233 yards and a touchdown, David Montgomery had 107 yards rushing and a score and Iowa State held off Akron 26-13 on Saturday for its first win of the season.
Noland steps up at QB for Iowa State
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Zeb Noland always understood his responsibility as Iowa State's backup quarterback.
Be prepared, because you never when you'll become the starter.
It has happened to Noland twice and he has responded both times, most recently with a career-best performance in the Cyclones' 37-27 loss to No. 5 Oklahoma last Saturday. He has kept the starting job this week as Iowa State prepares for Saturday's home game with Akron.
Iowa St QB Kyle Kempt “day to day” for No. 5 Oklahoma
Iowa State quarterback Kyle Kempt is considered "day-to-day" with a knee injury and it is unknown whether he will play Saturday against No. 5 Oklahoma in the Big 12 opener for both teams.
ISU football: Cyclones flush with quality quarterbacks
AMES — When Iowa State quarterback Kyle Kempt got his extra year of eligibility, fellow quarterback Zeb Noland was the first to find out.
They were both in the training room when Kempt learned the news. Noland went over and gave him a big hug.
Iowa State would support QB Jacob Park’s transfer request
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State coach Matt Campbell said he will support quarterback Jacob Park if he intends to transfer to another school.
Campbell released a statement Monday night after the Des Moines Register quoted Park as saying he asked for a release from his scholarship.
Park, a junior, was Iowa State's starting quarterback until early October, when he went on an indefinite leave of absence. The Cyclones then turned to senior Kyle Kempt, who is 5-2 as a starter.
Cyclones, Wildcats have won despite quarterback upheaval
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Iowa State and Kansas State have each played more quarterbacks this season than most coaches would want in a decade, a combination of injuries and circumstances leading to unprecedented upheaval.
The Cyclones lost starter Jacob Park to some personal issues after four games, then got six games out of backup Kyle Kempt. He went down with an injury last week at Baylor, forcing Zeb Noland into the game, while QB-turned-linebacker Joel Lanning has taken snaps under center.
Iowa State ends 2-game skid with 23-13 victory at Baylor
WACO, Texas (AP) — Hakeem Butler made an over-the-shoulder catch and then broke away from two defenders for an Iowa State touchdown.
Butler's highlight 67-yard catch-and-run score on a pass from freshman Zeb Noland just before halftime put the Cyclones ahead to stay, and they clinched a winning conference record for the first time since 2000 with their 23-13 victory at Baylor on Saturday.
Iowa St QB Kyle Kempt ‘day-to-day’ with Baylor looming
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State has four guys who can play quarterback.
But Joel Lanning is better as a linebacker, Jacob Park is on a leave of absence and Kyle Kempt is battling through an undisclosed injury, leaving freshman Zeb Noland as the possible starter for Saturday's game at Baylor (1-9, 1-6 Big 12). Kempt's health is crucial for Iowa State (6-4, 4-3) given that he and Noland are the only available quarterbacks left with two games to go.
Iowa State football: Noland answers call for Cyclones
AMES -- Iowa State quarterback Kyle Kempt left in the second quarter during the game on Saturday. Coach Matt Campbell said after the game that he injured his throwing shoulder against West Virginia and couldn’t quite play through it.
In stepped redshirt freshman Zeb Noland, who missed all of his redshirt year with a torn ACL.
Iowa State quarterback Park didn’t travel to Oklahoma
AMES – Iowa State starting quarterback Jacob Park did not travel with the team to Oklahoma according to an Iowa State spokesperson.
Through four games, Park has led the Cyclones to a 2-2 (0-1 Big 12) record, throwing for 1,181 yards and nine touchdowns.
Park’s backups include redshirt freshman Zeb Noland and redshirt senior Kyle Kempt. Both Noland and Kempt have played limited snaps this season late in the fourth quarter.