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    10-27 Cyclone Links

    We had a busy day here at CycloneFanatic.com on Monday. I thought I'd throw together a links section where I'll post what I've found, you all add to it throughout the day.

    Here we go.

    Here's a video interview with the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week, Iowa State punter Mike Brandtner. CF.com.

    Iowa State defensive lineman Patrick Neal has been a pleasant surprise since Rashawn Parker got injured during the Army game. Here's a video interview with him. CF.com.

    Here's my take on week eight of the Big 12 football season. CF.com.

    Part one of Coach Rhoads' press conference from yesterday. CF.com.

    Part two of Coach Rhoads' press conference. CF.com.

    Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register with more on the Iowa State injury situation.

    Ben Bruns of the Cyclone Radio Network gives an interesting take on the PAT/FG issues going on at Iowa State.

    ESPN.com's Tim Griffin comments on how Kansas State and Iowa State have really surprised everybody by sitting atop the North with four weeks to go.

    There are plenty more out there. Feel free to post so everybody can see.



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    Re: 10-27 Cyclone Links

    I know there were a couple videos from youtube posted in the last few days besides the obvious one with the postgame celebration.... Do you know which ones they were?


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    Re: 10-27 Cyclone Links

    The piece Bruns wrote is excellent!



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    Re: 10-27 Cyclone Links

    Some people are saying that a lot of bloggers and people in the media (outside of the state) are talking about the aftergame locker video, and how they loved it. If anyone finds such a website, please link it. I'd love to see what people are saying.



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    Re: 10-27 Cyclone Links

    Quote Originally Posted by Ciclone View Post
    The piece Bruns wrote is excellent!
    Yeah, all makes a lot more sense. It reminds you how every position, on every play has to do there job to succeed.



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    Re: 10-27 Cyclone Links

    Quote Originally Posted by Ciclone View Post
    The piece Bruns wrote is excellent!

    I thought so too...great insight!!!



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    Re: 10-27 Cyclone Links

    Quote Originally Posted by CP44 View Post
    I know there were a couple videos from youtube posted in the last few days besides the obvious one with the postgame celebration.... Do you know which ones they were?
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyD3furFAeU]YouTube - Nebraska Football vs. Iowa State 2009 (FoxSports.com)[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=On1FPhKoxr8]YouTube - Iowa State Fans Welcome the Football Team Back to Ames[/ame]



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    Re: 10-27 Cyclone Links

    The way i was taught how to block on FG/Xtra points is when the ball is snapped take one step with your inside foot to close the gap and get your shoulder as low as you can. So you wither take them out at the knee and/or they have to brace themselves and cant get their hands up to block.

    Last week on the FG block, it looked like they didnt close their gaps, which were pretty large to begin with. They might need to have a cadence so the OL will know when the snap is coming so there arent any delays in blocking


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    Re: 10-27 Cyclone Links

    all this positive ISU news over the past week is making me nervous. i guess i have been trained to expect disappointment, and can't believe all this good news continues w/o the inevitable crash. is anyone else having similar issues completely embracing the good fortune?



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    Re: 10-27 Cyclone Links

    Bruns analysis on the blocked PATs/FGs was excellent.



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    Re: 10-27 Cyclone Links

    one more win and we break the Top 25 with the right losses



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    Re: 10-27 Cyclone Links

    Bruns post in June about the team really was spot on now that we can look back in retrospect. Good stuff!



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