Found April 12, 2012 on Cyclone Fanatic:
By Chris Williams, Publisher Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliams — Become a smarter football team. That’s been the big goal of Iowa State head coach Paul Rhoads throughout spring football 2012. When a player is intelligent, in return he becomes more confident. When that confidence appears, then comes the speed. Rhoads has seen this transition with one player in particular over the last two weeks. That’s sophomore linebacker Jevohn Miller. “Jevohn I thought played faster Saturday than he’s played for the majority of spring workouts,” said Rhoads of Miller’s most recent scrimmage performance. “When you’re at linebacker, you’ve got to get to that point where you do trigger all of the time and play aggressive.” With All-Big 12 linebacker Jake Knott missing the spring due to injury, it’s allowed Miller to take virtually all of the reps with the ones at WLB. That experience is paying off now, but should produce major results during Miller’s junior and senior seasons

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