No. 22 Texas rallies in 4th quarter to beat Iowa State 24-21

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Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers (3) and wide receiver Xavier Worthy (8) celebrate after they connected on a touchdown pass against Iowa State during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Quinn Ewers threw for three touchdowns including the go-ahead score with less than five minutes remaining as No. 22 Texas rallied to defeat Iowa State 24-21 on Saturday.

The Longhorns trailed 21-17 when Ewers connected with Xavier Worthy to put Texas up for good.

Longhorns made stop late in the game

The Cyclones drove to the Texas 28 before linebacker Jaylan Ford recovered a fumble by quarterback Hunter Dekkers with 2:28 to play.

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Moments earlier, it looked like Iowa State might go back in front but receiver Xavier Hutchinson dropped a pass inside the Texas 10.