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Jacob Gannon talks return to ISU football, anxiety disorder

It wasn't long after Jacob Gannon walked away from the Iowa State football team that Cyclones coach Paul Rhoads realized something wasn't right. Rhoads, who had already reached out to Gannon's father before, did so again to see what was going on. Turns out the Cyclones' starting right offensive tackle was suffering from an anxiety disorder and needed help. Eleven...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa St RT Gannon rejoins team

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State lineman Jacob Gannon has rejoined the Cyclones less than two weeks after quitting the team. Coach Paul Rhoads announced Gannon's return on Monday. Gannon says in a statement released by the school that he has been diagnosed with anxiety issues and is receiving treatment. Gannon opened the season as Iowa State's starting right tackle. But he left...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State's Dunning, Harris likely out for year

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State offensive lineman Jacob Dunning and wide receiver P.J. Harris are likely out for the season. Cyclones coach Paul Rhoads says Dunning ruptured his patella tendon and Harris broke his leg during Saturday's 20-17 win at Iowa. Dunning is a backup at left tackle. Harris had nine catches for 55 yards through three games. Dunning and Harris join linebacker...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: Cy-Hawk Trophy decided in triple overtime

The Iowa/Iowa State rivalry has covered 61 games since the first in 1894. Iowa is in control of the rivalry leading 40-21, largely due to the strength of a 15 game win streak from 1983 to 1997. On Saturday the two teams will play at Kinnick Stadium in a game that is being overlooked by many due to Iowa State’s 0-2 start. Even if this game is not at the top of the marquee Nationally...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: Cy-Hawk Trophy decided in triple overtime

The Iowa/Iowa State rivalry has covered 61 games since the first in 1894. Iowa is in control of the rivalry leading 40-21, largely due to the strength of a 15 game win streak from 1983 to 1997. On Saturday the two teams will play at Kinnick Stadium in a game that is being overlooked by many due to Iowa State’s 0-2 start. Even if this game is not at the top of the marquee Nationally...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

University of Iowa Police Pull Tremendous Troll Job On Iowa State Police Via Twitter

Students may not be the biggest fans of their campus police departments all the time, but odds are they have many of the same rooting interests, especially when it comes to college sports. Iowa’s police department baited Iowa State’s department into a fun knock-knock joke on Twitter this afternoon. The punch-line was simple, but as college sports fans, we certainly appreciate...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State's West emerges with historic game

AMES, Iowa (AP) Jarvis West has been a bright spot for Iowa State in a very difficult start to the season for the Cyclones. Iowa State is 0-2 after a disheartening loss to North Dakota State and a depressing defeat to Kansas State. But West caught a 17-yard TD pass, returned a punt 82 yards for a touchdown, and threw a 29-yard TD pass off a reverse in the first half of Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Iowa State Scores A Touchdown On A Wild Reverse Pass From Receiver Jarvis West

Many counted the Iowa State Cyclones out after their loss to FCS power North Dakota State last week, but Paul Rhoads’ club is making a statement at home against Kansas State this afternoon. The Cyclones have a 28-19 lead late in the second quarter, and Mark Mangino’s offense has been cruising. The highlight of the game, and maybe the day in college football so far is this 29...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State RT leaves team for 'personal reasons,' spokesman says

AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State says right tackle Jacob Gannon has left the team just two days before it hosts No. 20 Kansas State. Cyclones spokesman Mike Green tells The Associated Press on Thursday that Gannon quit for "personal reasons." Gannon, a three-time academic All-Big 12 selection, started eight games last season and was in the lineup for last week's 34-14 season...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State RT Jacob Gannon leaves team

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State says right tackle Jacob Gannon has left the team just two days before it hosts No. 20 Kansas State. Cyclones spokesman Mike Green tells The Associated Press on Thursday that Gannon quit for ''personal reasons.'' Gannon, a three-time academic All-Big 12 selection, started eight games last season and was in the lineup for last week's...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State's starting right tackle leaves team

The 2014 season is off to a rough start for Iowa State. It began with a loss to North Dakota State in the season opener, and as if that wasn't bad enough, the team's best receiver, Quenton Bundrage, was lost for the season due to a torn ACL. And now the team's starting right tackle, Jacob Gannon, has quit the team. There had been rumors about Gannon's status for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

FBS programs need to think twice before scheduling North Dakota State

FBS programs need to think twice before scheduling North Dakota State.  The 3-time FCS Champs are not afraid of anyone and would welcome the invitations to keep playing.  For the 5th straight year, North Dakota State have beaten an FBS foe. Saturday, North Dakota State took out Iowa State 34-14.  The Bison no longer look these wins as upsets because they expect to win them...
Via NCAA Football Zone
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Lazard’s freshman year impact for Iowa State football

Allen Lazard doesn’t look like your average freshman. At 6’5″, 221 lbs. Lazard is a physical specimen. Most freshman need time to bulk up and become division 1 football ready. Lazard has no need to worry about that. His body is already NFL ready. Lazard was the biggest recruit in the state of Iowa. The Urbandale, IA native was a four star recruit who picked the Cyclones over...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Richardson named starting QB for Iowa State football

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...
Via isportsweb.com
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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 Fox Sports Southwest
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Winner of Iowa State football’s QB battle has weapons around him

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...
Via isportsweb.com
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State Center Ben Loth lost for the season due to knee injury

Iowa State Center Ben Loth has been lost for the 2014 season due to a knee injury he suffered during a practice. Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads confirmed that “(Ben) has worked so hard and he is in position to graduate and finish his career out in fantastic fashion and first day he goes down and it’s all over. It’s disheartening for the young man.” Iowa State offensive lineman...
Via NCAA Football Zone
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State football: Who starts at wide receiver?

The 2014 Iowa State football team is heading into the season with perhaps the most talent they’ve had at the wide receiver position since the Todd Blythe era. Two of the three starting spots are virtually guaranteed. Junior Quenton Bundrage should start the season as the featured wideout after a breakout 2013 campaign that saw him grab nine touchdown passes and average 14.1 yards...
Via isportsweb.com
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State football: Potential breakout players on offense

New offensive coordinator Mark Mangino is known for molding his offensive schemes to fit his players’ skill sets, and his magic touch is surely needed with a squad that had FBS rankings of 76th in passing yards and 88th in rushing yards in 2013. That 2013 Iowa State football team didn’t have much to celebrate after amassing a 3-9 record, but the Cyclones return a nucleus of talent...
Via isportsweb.com
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State's Brandon Jensen returns to the team

Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads got some good news about his team's defensive line depth Thursday, as defensive tackle Brandon Jensen rejoined the team. “We are obviously extremely pleased to have Brandon back with us next year,” Rhoads said in a release from the school. “He gives an immediate upgrade at a position we are very thin at. He also brings tremendous leadership...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State Cyclones season preview

The Iowa States Cyclones program took a small step backwards in 2013 with their fourth consecutive losing season and failure to reach a bowl game. Head coach Paul Rhoades, whom is under contract until 2021, finished with a 3-9 (2-7) record in his fifth season as head coach. The Cyclone gridiron squad will need to step up in 2014 to keep up with their basketball counterparts. Despite...
Via College Football Universe
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Reeves jumps 43

Former Iowa State cornerback, Jeremy Reeves, finished his Iowa State career in 2012 but that doesn't mean he's given up on his hopes of playing in the NFL. Reeves participated in ISU's pro day this week after missing last year's event because of an injury.  Let's just say he made the most of another opportunity. Reeves clocked a time of 4.29 seconds in the 40...
Via Turfburner.com
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

James White Wisconsin Badgers NFL Draft Breakdown

James White finished his career ranked No. 4 all-time at Wisconsin with 4,015 rushing yards. The Senior Bowl invite ranks third all-time at UW in rushing touchdowns (45), tied for the eighth-most in Big Ten history ... ranks third all-time at UW in total touchdowns (48), the ninth-most by a Big Ten player. He set UW record for career average per rushing attempt at...
Via College2Pro.com
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State assistant Curtis Bray passes away at age 43

There was horrible news out of Ames on Wednesday morning with the announcement that defensive line coach Curtis Bray passed away while working out at the Bergstrom Football Complex. Bray had been an assistant on Paul Rhoad's staff during his entire tenure in Ames going back to 2009. We lost a great man today in Coach Bray. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. #Cyclonespic...
Via Turfburner.com
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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