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    ISU featured in ESPN's "What We Learned" column

    Some good national press here:

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    Iowa State's defensive resiliency has been stunning. Coach Paul Rhoads has helped the Cyclones respond after being gashed for 69 points in back-to-back losses to Texas A&M and Oklahoma State. The Cyclones rebounded to limit Colorado to its season-low in points and put them into bowl eligibility for the first time since 2005. ISU limited the sputtering Buffaloes to three points on three trips inside the 10-yard line. The Cyclones might not have talent to match many Big 12 teams, but they play exceedingly hard. With a team coached by Rhoads, you wouldn't expect anything else.
    I couldn't agree more. Haven't seen an ISU team play with this much heart in a while.


    What We Learned: Week 11 college football - ESPN



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    Re: ISU featured in ESPN's "What We Learned" column

    Quote Originally Posted by RayShimley View Post
    Some good national press here:



    I couldn't agree more. Haven't seen an ISU team play with this much heart in a while.


    What We Learned: Week 11 college football - ESPN
    Can we close the "defense needs an upgrade" thread someone else started. I like this one better



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    Re: ISU featured in ESPN's "What We Learned" column

    Quote Originally Posted by isunorth View Post
    Can we close the "defense needs an upgrade" thread someone else started. I like this one better
    combine the upgrade in talent that thread desires with the upgrade in heart PR has brought, and things could get really fun.


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    Re: ISU featured in ESPN's "What We Learned" column

    Quote Originally Posted by isunorth View Post
    Can we close the "defense needs an upgrade" thread someone else started. I like this one better



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    Re: ISU featured in ESPN's "What We Learned" column

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson83 View Post
    combine the upgrade in talent that thread desires with the upgrade in heart PR has brought, and things could get really fun.
    so true...so true...



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    Re: ISU featured in ESPN's "What We Learned" column

    That little blurb is awesome. This is how a coach starts to build an identity for himself and his team outside of the state of Iowa.



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