Posted April 14, 2012 on AP on Fox
Iowa State quarterbacks Jared Barnett and Steele Jantz remain right where they stood when spring practice started - dead even in the race for the starting job. Both had their moments in the Cyclones' spring game Saturday. They made some good throws and they were nimble and elusive running the ball, but coach Paul Rhoads was disappointed in their interceptions. In fact, Rhoads said neither was as sharp as they've been in practice. And neither moved ahead of the other in their scramble to become the starter. ''I think we're right where we started off,'' Rhoads said. ''When we get started in August, we'll see who wants to perform. A timetable, I don't know. We'll just see. When I know we've got a (number) one, I'll tell you.'' While it's always been a two-man race, redshirt freshman Sam Richardson might get some consideration after his performance in the final session of spring practice. Richardson directed the lon...

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You Can Vote To Replace The God Awful Cy-Hawk Trophy

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