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Iowa State to stick with Richardson

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer Iowa State once believed that Sam Richardson would solve its long-standing issues at quarterback. Halfway through a disappointing season, Richardson finds himself fighting simply to remain the starter. Richardson will keep the job for another week. Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads has named him the No. 1 quarterback ahead of...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Big play can't save Iowa State

Not even Sam Richardson's career night and the longest pass play in school history could keep Iowa State from another loss in a Big 12 opener. The Cyclones were bedeviled by penalties throughout the game and finally fell in the final minute, losing to Texas 31-30 on Thursday night when quarterback Case McCoy scored on a 1-yard plunge with 51 seconds left. It was Iowa State...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Cyde Notes: Texas

With Sam Richardson's ankle improving, the Cyclones find themselves with potentially their best offense under Paul Rhoads
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas @ ISU: How the Cyclones Did Thursday

The Texas Longhorns (2-2, 1-0) head off to Ames, Iowa for a rare Thursday night contest versus the Iowa State Cyclones (1-2). Coming into last Thursday’s contest against Tulsa, the Cyclones were 0-2 with close losses to in state rivals Northern Iowa and Iowa. A key point would the be health of QB Sam Richardson and the continued development of the squads chemistry against a Golden...
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Cyclones Top Tulsa for First Win

No more questions about Sam Richardson's status as the starter for Iowa State, no more questions about Courtney Manningham's job security, no more speculation that the Cyclones might not win a game until November
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Offseason Intelligence: Iowa State Cyclones

Will the Cyclones make Paul Rhoads so damn proud in 2013? (Photo courtesy: KRUI) Paul Rhoads and his Cyclones have upset four ranked teams in the past three years, but he may need a real miracle to pull one off this year. The Cyclones are picked to finish ninth in the media’s preseason poll, above the Kansas Jayhawks. KU goes to Ames on November 23, which should be for...
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August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa St QB Richardson adapts to pistol attack

Iowa State quarterback Sam Richardson is nearly finished with his first spring as the Cyclones starter. A new role and a new system haven't slowed down the sophomore. Richardson earned high praise yet again Saturday from Iowa State offensive coordinator Courtney Messingham for his work in spring ball. Both Messingham and Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads said they're pleased...
Via AP on Fox
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Flu bug hinders Richardson in 31-17 loss to Tulsa

Iowa State quarterback Sam Richardson felt terrible heading into his first bowl game. And the redshirt freshman still managed to put together a fast start against Tulsa. He just couldn't keep it up. Richardson threw an interception while struggling through the middle two quarters, and the Cyclones went on to a 31-17 loss in the Liberty Bowl. ''He looked dazed because...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Sam Richardson who? Iowa State turns to third string QB in knocking off Kansas

How was that for a debut? With bowl eligibility on the line and Iowa State already down 7-3 in the first quarter, the Cyclones pulled senior quarterback, Steele Jantz, after only two series. On his first series, Jantz drove the Cyclones the length of the field only to lose a fumble inside the Kansas 10 yard line. On his next series, Jantz and the ISU offense had to settled for a...
November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Jawhawks blasted by Big 12 foe Iowa State

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Sam Richardson, who had not even attempted a pass all year, threw for 250 yards and four touchdowns Saturday night, sparking Iowa State past Kansas 51-23 and handing the Jayhawks their 20th consecutive Big 12 loss. Richardson led the Cyclones (6-5 overall, 3-5 Big 12) to touchdowns on four straight possessions in the second quarter while taking a 38-17 lead...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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