Town’s only Taco Bell runs out of food after unexpected football win

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There is one Taco Bell in Ames, Iowa, and it was not ready for the upset. Iowa State pulled off a shocking 14-7 upset of then-No. 4 TCU. Fans flooded the Taco Bell after the game to celebrate. An employee said the restaurant "nearly ran out of everything."

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It's safe to say the lone Taco Bell in Ames, Iowa, was unprepared for Iowa State's stunning 14-7 upset of then-No. 4 TCU on Saturday — and the ambush of hungry fans that followed. 

The restaurant ran out of most of its food when fans flooded in for a celebratory late meal after the game.

Taco Bell employee Josh Michael told the restaurant "nearly ran out of everything," which included queso, lettuce, beans, Baja tacos, Doritos Locos Tacos and Mountain Dew. A store manager declined to comment when contacted by USA Today Sports on Tuesday morning.

Saturday's victory catapulted Iowa State (6-2, 4-1) to No. 16 in this week's coaches poll and created a four-way tie with TCU, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State for first place in the Big 12.

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