The year 2011 was full of fantastic individual plays made by student-athletes at Iowa State.
It’s now time to vote on our first Clonie Award, the 2011 Play of the Year. Here are videos of the nominees, followed by the actual poll where you can vote below.
JANTZ TO LENZ VS. NORTHERN IOWA(2:43 mark of video)
Sept. 3, 2011 – Without this famous play, Iowa State wouldn’t be going to the Pinstripe Bowl later on this month. Steele Jantz and Josh Lenz helped saved the season in game one.
JVB’S BUZZER BEATER VS. CREIGHTON
Nov. 21, 2010 – Controversial? Yes. Did the Cyclones still win? You bet. Jamie Vanderbeken gave us all a moment that we’ll never forget.
JOSH LENZ’S AMAZING CATCH VS. UCONN (:45 mark in video)
Sept. 16, 2011 – Iowa State defeated the UConn Huskies by a 24-20 final. Paul Rhoads referred to this catch as one of the best he’s ever seen.
DARIUS REYNOLDS’ HURDLE VS. UCONN (1:20 mark in video)
Sept. 16, 2011 – From the same game as Lenz’s catch, Darius Reynolds showed off his vertical leap in this touchdown reception.
TER’RAN BENTON’S PICK VS. OKLAHOMA STATE (1:10 mark in video)
Nov. 18, 2011 – After a Jake Knott tip, Benton picked off this pass and Iowa State went on to beat the second-ranked Cowboys by a 37-31 final in two overtimes.