Things to watch in Week 3 of the Big 12 season, the last weekend without any conference games:
GAME OF THE WEEK: Arkansas at Texas Tech. A matchup of former Southwest Conference rivals playing for the first time since 1991, the Razorbacks' last SWC season before moving to the SEC. ''More than anything, just a former Southwest Conference opponent is the big buildup here...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago
AMES, Iowa (AP) Jarvis West has been a bright spot for Iowa State in a very difficult start to the season for the Cyclones.
Iowa State is 0-2 after a disheartening loss to North Dakota State and a depressing defeat to Kansas State.
But West caught a 17-yard TD pass, returned a punt 82 yards for a touchdown, and threw a 29-yard TD pass off a reverse in the first half of Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago
Many counted the Iowa State Cyclones out after their loss to FCS power North Dakota State last week, but Paul Rhoads’ club is making a statement at home against Kansas State this afternoon. The Cyclones have a 28-19 lead late in the second quarter, and Mark Mangino’s offense has been cruising. The highlight of the game, and maybe the day in college football so far is this 29...
Iowa State Cyclones kickoff returner Jarvis West blew away the Texas Tech Red Raiders with an excellent touchdown run.
Jarvis West keeps finding the endzone. The Cyclones are playing discipined football. More notes.
By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher
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At the beginning of the 2010 Iowa State football season, I heard a rumor that the coaching staff had wanted to play wide receiver Jarvis West as a true freshman. A nagging injury that West suffered during camp kept that from happening.
If you follow Iowa State closely at all, you know that seeing...