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Record setting day nets ISU’s Brock Purdy Big 12 honors

AMES (KWWL) — Iowa State’s Brock Purdy has been named the Big 12 offensive player of the week following a performance that saw him take down four single season school records.

Purdy threw for 372 yards and four touchdowns. He ran for another in Iowa State’s 41-31 win over Kansas that improved the Cyclones to 7-4 on the season. It marked the third time this season that Purdy has accounted for five or more touchdowns.

In the win, the sophomore also passed four ISU single season program records: passing yards (3,575), completions (280), total offense (3,843) and consecutive games with a touchdown pass (11). In total the Cyclone quarter back holds 17 program records (single game, season, and career).

Purdy, who is a semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien Award, ranks in the top-four nationally in the following categories: completions (3rd, 25.5), passing yardage (4th, 325.0) and total offense (4th, 349.4).

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