Iowa State and Tulsa don't necessarily think of their Liberty Bowl showdown as a rematch, even though they already faced each other Sept. 1 in the season opener for both teams.
So much has changed since Iowa State's 38-23 victory over Tulsa that both teams feel as though they'll be facing an entirely new opponent Monday in a game sponsored by AutoZone.
Iowa State quarterback...
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December 30, 2012
Paul Rhoads, Wally Burnham & Jake Knott reflect on Jake's career at Iowa State University.
Chris Williams reflects on the career of Jake Knott as an Iowa State Cyclone in Monday Musings.
Iowa State senior linebacker Jake Knott is likely out for the season with a torn left shoulder.
Cyclones coach Paul Rhoads says Knott, the reigning Big 12 defensive player of the week and a first-team All-Big 12 pick in 2011, had surgery Monday in Chicago.
Rhoads says Knott might make it back for a potential bowl game. But the Cyclones won't know more until later in the week...
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October 29, 2012
According to Paul Rhoads, Iowa State linebacker Jake Knott will miss the remainder of the season.
Iowa State's program has come to be defined by the fiery, passionate persona of coach Paul Rhoads.
The on-field identity of the Cyclones has been forged by seniors Jake Knott and A.J. Klein, a pair of once-overlooked linebackers who've blossomed into one of the top defensive duos in the country.
The Cyclones are off to their second straight 3-0 start behind a defense that...
The lights are on, the band has played its final tune, and the chairs are on the table. It's time to shut down another week and man are they going fast. The Big 12 suffered its first two losses of the young season, there were a couple big wins, and maybe the best part, there's only one more week with FCS opponents on the schedule. Let' start with the good.
(Eds: Updates.) By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer Iowa State knows it can rely on Jake Knott and A.J. Klein, one of the best linebacking tandems in the nation.
It's the other nine defensive starters who will determine just how far the Cyclones go in 2012.
Iowa State has plenty of depth on a defense that got better as last season wore on. But where all those pieces fit around...
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August 28, 2012
10. Jake Knott, LB, Iowa State: Knott was pretty much sidelined by injuries near the end of last year. He had offseason surgery and seems ready to go. Iowa State is going to be looking to continue momentum from last year and they're going to have to rely on their strong defense to do that. Knott along with his partner in crime, AJ Klein, look to dominate Big 12 offenses...
By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher
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Here’s a scary fact.
Other than before his true freshman season at Iowa State, senior linebacker Jake Knott has never entered a fall camp at 100 percent.
Before his sophomore season, it was wrist surgery. Prior to last year, it was Knott’s ulna (forearm) that gave him troubles. A shoulder...