Oct 7, 2017; Norman, OK, USA; Iowa State Cyclones quarterback Kyle Kempt (17) passes the ball against the Oklahoma Sooners during the third quarter at Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports
After Iowa State’s historic win on Saturday in Norman, two Cyclones were honored Monday morning by the Big 12. Senior linebacker Joel Lanning was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week while senior quarterback Kyle Kempt was the Offensive Player of the Week.
Lanning recorded eight tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery for the Cyclones’ defense while also adding two completions for 25 yards and nine carries for 35 yards on offense. He was named the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week on Sunday.
Kempt completed 18-of-24 passes for 343 yards and three touchdowns in his first collegiate start. His 96.8 quarterback rating was the third highest in the country for week six.
Iowa State will host Kansas at 11 a.m. on Saturday in Jack Trice Stadium.