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 AllCyclones.com, is the quarterback position, but not for the reasons the average person might suspect...
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.
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
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...
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October 11, 2014
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...
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 The days of Cyclone legends Seneca Wallace and Sage Rosenfels have been replaced by a revolving door of quarterbacks.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...