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Iowa State names Richardson starting QB

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,"...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa St still searching for No. 1 QB

AMES, Iowa (AP) It's become a late summer tradition that Iowa State would like to break. If it's the middle of August, the Cyclones are in the middle of yet another quarterback controversy. Iowa State is again unsettled at the game's most important position. The Cyclones have narrowed their choices down to junior Sam Richardson and sophomore Grant Rohach, and coach Paul...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

ISU Hoops Schedule Released

Iowa State's conference schedule includes a possible College GameDay showdown against Kansas at Hilton
8 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Vital Recruits For 2015

Iowa State has 10 commits in the fold for 2015. We take a look at 10 current targets and rank them in order of most vital. Our list begins with two JUCO players, Demond Tucker and Antoine Albert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cyclones set sights on winning bowl game

AMES, Iowa (AP) Even Iowa State knows that it probably won't win the Big 12 this year. The Cyclones just want to win a bowl game. Iowa State went to three bowls in its first four years under coach Paul Rhoads. But the Cyclones fell apart last season, losing seven straight Big 12 games and finishing 3-9 - by far their worst mark for Rhoads. Iowa State has predictably been picked...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

McMillen Recruiting for ISU

Since committing to the Cyclones on March 8, linebacker Bobby McMillen has tried to help Iowa State round up more 2015 commits. He talks to about his recent visit to Ames, when he plans to return (with other top talent) and his mindset heading into his senior season
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Iowa State Forward Georges Niang Looks Completely Different After Losing Weight

Last season, Iowa State forward Georges Niang was listed at 240 pounds. While he wasn’t a huge guy by any stretch of the imagination, he has said that one of his goals was to get in better shape before the start of the season. Well, Niang took that to heart, and the third-team All-Big 12 selection last year posted a picture to his Instagram today that shows how much weight he has...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA denies Jameel McKay's waiver; redshirt junior stays ineligible until Dec. 20

ISU basketball player Jameel McKay's waiver request for immediate eligibility has been denied by the NCAA, an ISU athletic department spokesperson confirmed. McKay, a two-time NJCAA Division I All-American while at Indian Hills Community College, transferred to Iowa State from Marquette before the 2013-14 season began.
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Iowa State football preview

BlueGold is pleased to present our own “one-page preview” of each Big 12 football team and WVU’s non-conference opponents in 2014.  Beginning with Baylor University then proceeding alphabetically for each Big 12 team, followed by non-conference opponents, this unique format packs more information about each team onto one single page than many of the more nationally...
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Iowa State Unveils New Matte Helmets For 2014 Season

We’ve got another college football program altering its look just a bit ahead of the 2014 season. This time, it’s the Iowa State Cyclones who will be wearing new matte helmets for “select” games during the 2014 campaign. The school made the announcement Tuesday morning, electing to ditch the traditional glossy look for at least a game or two this fall. Here’s a shot of...
Via College Spun
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State basketball gets “Big 12 Champions” rings

The 2013-14 Iowa State men’s basketball team received their “Big 12 Championship” rings on Sunday, according to their Twitter account. While one of their tweets calls the rings “Big 12 Championship” rings, the other calls it a Big 12 Tournament Championship rings: The @Big12Conference Tournament championship ring. — Cyclone Basketball (@CycloneMBB...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg Pitches ‘Hoiburger’ In New Applebee’s Commercial

We REALLY, want to make fun of the whole “Hoiburger” thing, but for every Hoiburger sold this summer, Applebee’s will donate $1 to United Way of Story County. Also, if you want chicken, they can make a Chicken Hoiburger…which totally destroys the pun. Now that we think about it, this commercial is still a bajillion [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 3 visits today) The post Iowa...
Via No Coast Bias
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Iowa State Holds Movie Night At Jack Trice Stadium, Packed House Watches “Frozen”

Iowa State won one game on its home field last season. The Cyclones went 3-9 in 2013, but were able to defeat Kansas in their final contest of the year at Jack Trice Stadium, 34-0.  Those close to the Iowa State football program hope for better things to happen in the future in that stadium. It’s the offseason right now, though, so the 55,000 seat stadium is being used for other...
Via College Spun
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Iowa State Football Releases Rendering Of Stadium Upgrade, Will Increase Capacity

Iowa State’s Jack Trice Stadium is set to undergo an upgrade. The Cyclones’ football stadium will be renovated, with the south end zone being enclosed with a permanent lower-and-upper seating bowl.  Today, Iowa State released a rendering of what the stadium will look like once the building is complete:  It’s on!!! Our brand new stadium expansion to be completed before 2015...
Via College Spun
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Iowa State Basketball Has Landed Talented 7-Foot-1 Center Giorgos Tsalmpouris From Greece

Fred Hoiberg has done an excellent job building Iowa State into a consistent contender in the Big 12, and it sounds like he’s secured another big piece for the Cyclones in Greece native Giorgos Tsalmpouris. Iowa State landed a commitment from 7-foot-1 Greece native Giorgos Tsalmpouris, a source confirms to @CBSSports. Will come over this summer. — Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello...
Via College Spun
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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