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CFTV: Marchie Murdock shares his memories of ISU’s 38-31 upset win two years ago in Norman

Oct 7, 2017; Norman, OK, USA; Iowa State Cyclones wide receiver Marchie Murdock (16) eludes Oklahoma Sooners linebacker Kenneth Murray (9) and Oklahoma Sooners cornerback Parnell Motley (11) for a touchdown at Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

NORMAN, Okla. — ‘We just believed.”

That’s how former Iowa State receiver Marchie Murdock Jr. remembers the Cyclones’ 38-31 upset win two years ago at Oklahoma.

 Murdock — who played one season for Matt Campbell at ISU after graduating and transferring from Illinois — caught two passes for 40 yards and a key touchdown as his team shocked the Sooners that day.

 He returned to the scene Saturday and spent hours tailgating with a throng of other Cyclone fans. Murdock — who is training for a possible shot at a XFL roster spot — shared his memories of that mammoth win and what it’s like cheering instead of playing for ISU in this CFTV video.

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