Iowa State Cyclones running back David Montgomery eludes TCU defenders during the first half of their game at Jack Trice Stadium Saturday, Oct. 26, 2017, in Ames, Iowa.Buy Photo.

AMES, Ia. – In just one month, the Iowa State football team delivered two of the biggest wins in school history, marched into the Associated Press Top 25 rankings and became bowl eligible.

Iowa State capped off a memorable October with a 14-7 win over No. 4 Texas Christian before an announced crowd of 56,259 fans at Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday.

“I think the growth of our program would probably be the best way to put it,” Iowa State coach Matt Campbell said when asked what he’ll remember most about the month.

Iowa State stumbled to the end of September with losses in two of the final three games that month.

MORE: Our favorite reactions to Iowa State’s win over No. 4 TCU.Then came the news that Iowa State quarterback Jacob Park would be taking a leave from the team to work through some personal health issues.

Iowa State stormed onto the stage with a 38-31 win over the Sooners.

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