AMES, Iowa - The Iowa State football program experienced some of its best success on the gridiron from 1975-1978, while All-American running back Dexter Green was shining in the Cyclone backfield. Green left Iowa State as the school's all-time leading rusher with 3,437 yards, a record that lasted nearly two decades. But before Green became a two-time all-Big Eight running back, there were people that doubted he could even survive in such a prestigious conference.

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