October 2, 2021
Iowa State wide receiver Xavier Hutchinson (8) scores on a 36-yard touchdown reception ahead of Kansas safety Jayson Gilliom (10) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
A ruinous first quarter for Kansas football in all three phases of the game allowed Iowa State to make quick work of the Jayhawks in a 59-7 blowout Saturday night at Jack Trice Stadium. Slip-ups and miscalculations mounted for KU early, and long before the Jayhawks could even think about steadying themselves, the Cyclones had established an insurmountable lead.