New Iowa State OC Mark Mangino has answered the biggest question facing his new offense in Ames.
Winter Park, Florida native Sam Richardson beat out Grant Rohach to earn the starting nod at quarterback for the Cyclones when they open their season on Aug. 30 against North Dakota State, the three-time defending FCS national champions.
"He's had a tremendous fall camp,"...
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 The days of Cyclone legends Seneca Wallace and Sage Rosenfels have been replaced by a revolving door of quarterbacks.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...
(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
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
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...
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April 13, 2013
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...
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December 31, 2012
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...
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...