Found August 11, 2012 on Cyclone Fanatic:
By Ian Smith, CycloneFanatic.com Contributor Follow Ian on Twitter @IanWsmith3 AMES – The Countdown is on. In less than three weeks Iowa State kicks off against Tulsa. Ready or not. The Cyclones are working feverishly to prepare for the Golden Hurricanes and another daunting schedule. On Saturday, that meant 170 snaps during the first of Iowa State’s three scrimmages. So how’d the Cyclones look? About as you would expect for the first scrimmage of the year. The good news is the veteran players set the tone for the day. “The atmosphere out there was different, it wasn’t as hairy,” Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads said. “It was the mark of a team that does have experienced, veteran football players and they acted like that. The effort was good. It was very business-like. Now, as we go to the next two scrimmages I’d like the intensity to spike up to that business-like, intelligent approach was today.” Jantz or Barnett? Not surprisingly, Rhoads didn’t name a starting quarterback after the s...
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