Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Iowa State quarterback Jared Barnett won the biggest game in school history as a freshman. By the end of his sophomore season, Barnett decided his time in Ames was up. Barnett, who went from the starter to a third stringer in just over two months, has decided to transfer after two seasons. Cyclones coach Paul Rhoads announced Friday that Barnett and linebacker C.J. Morgan will continue their careers elsewhere ''Jared has had some great games in a Cyclone uniform and we will miss his character in the locker room and on the field,'' Rhoads said. ''We respect his decision.'' Barnett will be remembered best for throwing for 376 yards in a win over then-No. 2 Oklahoma State in 2011 that knocked the Cowboys out of the national title picture. But Barnett could never quite take control of the starter's job. He lost it twice to senior Steele Jantz twice in 2012, while freshman Sam Richardson took over as the starter for the final two games of the season. Though Richardson struggled in ...
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