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Quick start imperative for Iowa State vs. TCU

It would be shocking for Iowa State to pull off an upset over TCU this Saturday night. Everyone knows that. But the Horned Frogs haven't exactly dominated inferior opponents this season, allowing the likes of Minnesota and Kansas State to hang late in games.Can Iowa State do the same? If so, they'll need to get off to a hot start and gain quick confidence.As for the outcome of the...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State defense must overcome fear, intimidation of Big 12 speed

Speed kills. While that may be a cliche, just ask the Iowa State Cyclones defense: it doesn't mean it's a false statement.After allowing 66 points and a school record for total yards to Texas Tech last weekend, things get no easier for the Iowa State defense against TCU this weekend.Is Iowa State's unit simply overmanned, or are they intimidated by the talent of these scorching Big...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video Breakdown: What Richardson needs to fix from the Tech game

It was a long day for Iowa State quarterback Sam Richardson against Texas Tech last Saturday. He was 10 of 21 for 139 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions. He also got pulled in the fourth quarter of the 66-31 loss.
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
2 hours ago

Video: Jamison Lalk on the importance of the run game

Iowa State center Jamison Lalk talks about the importance of the run game for the Cyclones’ game against No. 3 TCU on Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium.
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
14 hours ago

Football: Why Warren needs to be Troy Davis to ensure more carries

What will it take for Iowa State running back Mike Warren to get more carries?
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
19 hours ago

Football: What to take away from the Rhoads press conference

Iowa State football coach Paul Rhoads held his weekly press conference on Monday. Here are five things to take away as the Cyclones get ready to host No. 3 TCU on Saturday (6 p.m. ESPN2).
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
23 hours ago

Football: Depth chart confirms open competition at kicker

Iowa State football coach Paul Rhoads indicated an open kicker competition was coming. The depth chart for the TCU game, released on Monday, confirmed it.

3-star SG Jakolby Long commits to Iowa State

Class of 2016 three-star shooting guard Jakolby Long, out of Oklahoma’s Mustang High School, near Oklahoma City, has verbally committed to the Iowa State Cyclones. Long announced his decision on his personal Twitter page. #cyclonenation — wizard kelly (@jsnipe43) October 9, 2015 Standing 6-foot-5 and weighing 210 pounds, Long had also received offers...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hlastradmus: Doubling down on Hawkeyes, Cyclones

Much like the football teams of Iowa and Iowa State, Hlastradamus had a good week last week.That’s because Hlastradamus took Iowa and Iowa State, who had good weeks. See how that works?The prophet can be set in his ways. He still hasn’t changed the clocks in his house so that they’re in the 21st Century. So he’s riding those same two horses this week.Iowa -11 vs. IllinoisIt’s...

Warren emergence comes at key time for Iowa State

AMES, Iowa (AP) Mike Warren is breaking out at just the right time for Iowa State. The Cyclones running back has rushed for 301 yards in the last two games, including a 175-yard effort in last Saturday's victory over Kansas, the most ever by an Iowa State freshman. He could play a key role in the weeks ahead because the Cyclones' next three opponents are the Big 12's top three offensive...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

KU and Iowa State -- a combined 1-5 -- prepare to open Big 12 play

AMES, Iowa -- The Iowa State-Kansas game on Saturday is by far the least exciting matchup in the Big 12 this season. Try telling that to coaches Paul Rhoads and David Beaty, though. Rhoads has never won a league opener in six tries with the Cyclones (1-2). If Rhoads can't break that streak against the Jayhawks, he might not get another chance to do so. Beaty is already 0-3 at Kansas...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas vs. Iowa State: Three Things to Watch

After a blown opportunity last week, will the Jayhawks continue to lose on the road? The Jayhawks open Big 12 play on the road in Ames, Iowa to take on the Iowa State Cyclones. ISU was... The post Kansas vs. Iowa State: Three Things to Watch appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State’s Jordan Wallace cited for alcohol-related incident

Iowa State Cycloness defensive back Jordan Wallace is in some trouble this week. According to NBC Sports, Wallace, 18, was cited for underage possession of alcohol early on Sunday morning. But head coach Paul Rhodes doesn’t seem to be too concerned with the citation, and in response he made this statement: “We are aware of the situation involving Jordan Wallace. We are now in...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cyclones reel in fourth commit in 11 days

Iowa State is continuing to gain momentum on the recruiting circuit, picking up its fourth commitment in less than two weeks recently.Lawrence White, classified as 'an athlete' from the state of California, pledged his commitment to Paul Rhoads and the Cyclones.
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ratings Roundup: CFB on FOX, CFB on ESPN, Premier Boxing

The Iowa/Iowa State rivalry delivered low numbers for FOX. In other news, ESPN’s LSU/Mississippi State game was no match for higher-profile matchups in previous years, and the Premier Boxing Champions series hit a low in its return to NBC. Iowa/Iowa State Low on FOX The Iowa/Iowa State college football game drew a 1.0 overnight rating [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State Cyclones: Reaction to the season-opening win

As the clock expired, every single fan inside Jack Trice Stadium rejoiced as they looked up at the scoreboard and saw a score of 31-7. With the 31-7 victory, the Iowa State Cyclones finally ended its two-game losing streak to FCS teams and is the first time since 2012 that Iowa State will be heading into its second game at 1-0. The Cyclones got off to a slow start in this game and...
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Iowa State Cyclones Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just days away, and the Iowa State Cyclones are looking to show that last season’s 2-10 record was a one time thing and the team will be back in 2015. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Iowa State’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Iowa State’s Monte Morris Hangs Out With Cancer-Stricken Ex-Iowa Star Roy Marble

Here are some photos that Iowa and Iowa State fans can both enjoy. They feature Iowa State guard Monte Morris and former Iowa legend Roy Marble. Marble, the Hawkeyes’ all-time leading scorer, is dying of cancer. He and Morris both played for Beecher High School in Flint, Mich. and know each other. They were hanging out yesterday and Morris posted pictures, along with a touching...
Via College Spun
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Prohm, Monte Morris comment on player’s odd tweets

Last week, Iowa State center Jameel McKay and the Cyclones finished their trip to Spain 2-1. The team lost one close game to the Venezuelan National Team, 82-77, and McKay sent out some pretty interesting tweets following the loss that had the entire Cyclone fan base worried about his future in Ames. I'm ready to go home — ShowTime ✨ (@ShowTime_McKay) August 13, 2015 My momma...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Noskowiak not returning to Iowa State

Iowa State Cyclones freshman guard Nick Noskowiak will not return to the program after head coach Steve Prohm announced that both parties had “agreed to mutually part ways.” reported the announcement, and Prohm offered a brief statement. “Nick informed us Friday night of his decision to step away from basketball and we agree that it is in his best interest and...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa State suspends freshman guard Nick Noskowiak indefinitely

Iowa State men’s basketball post-Fred Hoiberg era is off to a shaky start. Incoming freshman Nick Noskowiak—one of four Hoiberg recruits in the class of 2015—has been suspended indefinitely on Thursday, the team announced. The 19-year-old from Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, was charged with operating while intoxicated, first offense, and unsafe lane deviation on May 20. Those charges...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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