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By Chris Williams, Publisher What’s been the most underperforming position group at Iowa State during the first three years of the Paul Rhoads era? The answer to that is debatable, but some might suggest it’s been the play of the wide receivers. Iowa State’s wide outs look different in 2012 when compared to year’s past. It’s a younger group. With that youth comes some much-needed size. But are the wide receivers ready to take that next step and be difference makers in this offense in 2012? Is this group ready to not only catch the football, but create big plays after doing so? Todd Sturdy, Iowa State’s new wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator spoke to the media after Monday’s practice in Ames. Here are a few quick hitters on what Coach Sturdy had to say. BUNDRAGE: As of now, redshirt freshman Quenton Bundrage has been penciled in as a starter for the Sept. 1 opener against Tulsa. I asked Sturdy what Bundrage has done to sit so high on the depth chart ...

Quarterback Battle Continues at Iowa State

Both of Iowa State's potential starters at quarterback had their shining moments last season. Steele Jantz led Iowa State to victories in their first three games of 2011 season, all comeback wins that included a three overtime victory against Iowa in which the senior-to-be threw four touchdown passes.

Iowa State, Rhoads hope commitment leads to wins

Paul Rhoads and Iowa State are thrilled to have each other. The Cyclones have blossomed in his three seasons as coach and he got a 10-year, $20 million contract in the offseason. Now comes the hard part. Iowa State has gone 18-20 under Rhoads, with a pair of bowl trips and a program-defining upset of then-No. 2 Oklahoma State last November. The Cyclones enter the 2012 season...

CFTV: Jeremiah George is a new man for 2012

By Chris Williams, Publisher  Iowa State junior linebacker Jeremiah George is ready for 2012. In fact, he’s a brand new man when compared to his freshmen and sophomore seasons. Why exactly? George talked about this with CFTV and other media members after Monday’s practice in Ames. Check it out in this video.

CFTV: Lenz, West optimistic in WR play

By Chris Williams, Publisher  One of the top stories of Iowa State’s fall camp is how the wide receiver position will progress in 2012. How have things gone so far? Senior Josh Lenz and sophomore Jarvis West spoke with members of the media after Monday’s practice. Check out that video in this CFTV production.

Joel Lanning commits to Iowa State

By Chris Williams, Publisher That’s two Ankeny players in two years for Paul Rhoads and Iowa State. Joel Lanning, Ankeny High School’s starting quarterback, committed to head coach Paul Rhoads on Sunday evening according to a source. Lanning chose Iowa State over an offer from Nebraska. Iowa State signed kicker Cole Netten from Ankeny in its 2012 recruiting...

CFTV: Miller, Broomfield talk fall camp/scrimmage

By Matt Van Winkle, Video Editor  Here’s a great opportunity to get to know two members of the Iowa State defense who aren’t always making headlines. Jevohn Miller and Deon Broomfield take center stage in this CFTV production that took place after Saturday’s scrimmage. Enjoy!

Notebook: A competition of their own

Notes on Iowa State's second scrimmage of fall camp that took place Wednesday afternoon. 
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