Every week, the Iowa State Daily's Sam Stuve will deliver the good news for Iowa State football fans as "Good Cop" and Jack Shover will play devil's advocate as "Bad Cop."

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article previously incorrectly stated that Natasha Novak spoke with Head Athletic Director Jamie Pollard. She spoke with Senior Associate Athletic Director Chris Jorgensen. It also stated that Tyrone Willingham was fired from his position at Sanford. Willingham left his position. The errors are now corrected. The Daily regrets these errors.

Iowa State has hit its groove in the month of October, and this week the Cyclones will play one of the better offenses in the Big 12 led by key players at important positions. Iowa State and Oklahoma State square off Saturday for the Cyclones’ Homecoming game.

After a win over West Virginia on Saturday, Iowa State has plenty to celebrate as the team heads to Texas Tech to continue its October win streak, whether it be the blowout of West Virginia, in which Breece Hall and Joseph Scates continued to impress teammates and coaches, or Monday night, when a former Cyclone caught his first career NFL touchdown on Monday Night Football.

A convincing win over Texas Christian University (TCU) on Saturday has Iowa State right on track for its October resurgence. Facing a trip to West Virginia to play the 3-2 Mountaineers, Matt Campbell discussed everything from the team's offensive improvements to calling himself a "ding dong" for initially preferring a grey-shirt for defensive end Zach Petersen. 

Every week, the Iowa State Daily's Sam Stuve will deliver the good news for Iowa State football fans as "Good Cop" and Jack Shover will play devil's advocate as "Bad Cop."