4 reasons why Texas football could ravage Iowa State in Week 7

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Iowa State has yet to face a QB like Quinn Ewers

Texas looks to have one of the most explosive offenses in the entire country with Ewers leading the way. In the roughly game and a half that Texas had a healthy Ewers leading the offense, this unit looks to be performing about as close to peak efficiency as you could ask for.

Ewers just takes this offense to another level thanks to his insane arm talent. His ability to make all the throws on schedule is something that really brings the Sark offensive scheme to life.

We saw what Texas can do with Ewers at the helm last weekend, when he threw for more than 250 passing yards, with four passing touchdowns, and one interception on a missed throwaway. But we definitely could’ve seen Ewers put up at least two more passing touchdowns if Sark wanted to keep his foot on the gas.

An interesting stat is that Texas has scored a touchdown on 11 of the 15 drives where Ewers has at least one completion. And Texas has come up with at least a field goal (but most often a touchdown) on more than 80 percent of drives when Ewers completes at least one pass.

The Iowa State defense really has yet to face a quarterback the caliber of Ewers. And we saw Iowa State concede more than 250 passing yards and well over 300 total yards to Adrian Martinez and Kansas State last weekend.

Ewers is a different animal than Martinez, and he gets to face this Iowa State pass defense at home at the friendly confines of DKR.