Last year, Iowa State quarterback Steele Jantz played about as well as anyone ever has in the century-old rivalry between the Cyclones and Iowa.
Then Jantz essentially disappeared for 12 months.
He didn't come close to replicating his four-touchdown performance in the 44-41, triple-overtime win over the Hawkeyes until last weekend. Jantz thrived in his second chance as Iowa State's starter, throwing for a career-high 281 yards and scoring three TDs as the Cyclones beat Tulsa 38-23 in its opener.
The Hawkeyes (1-0) get another shot at stopping Jantz when they host Iowa State (1-0) on Saturday. Iowa coaches know containing Jantz will be critical, based on what they saw from him last season and last week.
''It was like his highlight reel,'' Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said of Jantz's performance against the Hawkeyes in 2011. ''But he had a really good game Saturday. I think the difference now is he's a year older ... he's an experienced player, a lot more confident.''
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