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Three Cyclones named to underrated list

Iowa State quarterback Sam Richardson threw for more than 3,000 yards last season and 21 touchdowns, but he's listed as one of the most-underrated players in the conference, according to a story on ESPN. Two other players from Iowa State, offensive lineman Daniel Burton and defensive back Kamari Cotton-Moya are also on the team. Someone had to be underrated, so perhaps Richardson...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Iowa State Cyclones

Iowa State beat Iowa at Kinnick last season, which cannot be repeated often (or loudly) enough. Cyclones fans had to have been feeling pretty good a few games into last season. Iowa State rebounded after a bad loss to North Dakota State, and a decent offense led by then-junior Sam Richardson led Kansas State in [&hellip The post NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Iowa State Cyclones appeared...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Richardson's the starter, but backup QB remains unsettled at Iowa State

Now that spring ball has run its course in Ames, Paul Rhoads and staff can take a step back and survey what they'll be working with in 2015 and determine what they learned from the group during spring practice.One of the biggest areas of attention for Iowa State, as highlight by, is the quarterback position, but not for the reasons the average person might suspect...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Richardson on frustrating loss to TCU to end season

The Iowa State football team lost 55-3 to No. 4 TCU on Saturday. It wrapped up a 2-10 season where the Cyclones failed to get a Big 12 victory. Quarterback Sam Richardson talks about the frustration that comes with the loss and what ISU needs to do different next season in this Ames Tribune video.
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
December 06, 2014

Iowa State sees improvement in QB Richardson

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State spent years trying to figure out what it had in quarterback Sam Richardson. The Cyclones have learned he might be their most valuable player. Richardson set a school record with 37 completions in Iowa State's 37-30 win over Toledo last weekend. He also threw for 351 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions while rallying the Cyclones (2-4, 0-3 Big...
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October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Richardson rallies Iowa State past Toledo 37-20

AMES, Iowa (AP) Sam Richardson threw for a career-high 351 yards and three second-half touchdowns Saturday, rallying Iowa State to a 37-30 victory over Toledo. Unable to finish drives in the first half, Richardson and the offense got rolling in the second and gave the Cyclones (2-4) a much needed victory in a rare October break from Big 12 play. Toledo (4-2), which had a three-game...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Richardson named starting QB for Iowa State football

The Iowa State football quarterback battle is over (for now). Sam Richardson will be the starting QB week one for Iowa State as they take on defending FCS champs North Dakota State. “Sam has displayed great leadership and that certainly includes poise in the pocket where he has been very much in control of our offense and of himself,” Rhoads said. “His understanding of the...
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Winner of Iowa State football’s QB battle has weapons around him

The quarterback position at Iowa State has been a shaky one of late. The days of Cyclone legends Seneca Wallace and Sage Rosenfels have been replaced by a revolving door of quarterbacks. Last season, Sam Richardson limped his way through eight starts before being replaced by Grant Rohach. Rohach provided a few bright spots as he starting the last four games. The Redshirt freshman...
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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