COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF: Day 38

Cyclone Fanatic is counting down the days until Iowa State’s season opener against Northern Iowa by bringing you a stat, former Cyclone moment or any other random tidbits every morning to help countdown the days. No. 38 - Iowa State's win over Kansas in 2...

Demond Tucker’s motor: Explosive and becoming efficient

 AMES — One guy tries to form the road block. Sometimes two, or even three team up and brace themselves. Makes no difference to Demond Tucker, who’s bull-rushed the odds while making an indelible mark in his first season as an Iowa State defensive tackle. ...

CFTV: Wally Burnham scouts Kansas State

AMES --- Iowa State defensive coordinator Wally Burnham welcomed his sixth grandchild Tuesday evening when his son, and Iowa State linebacker's coach, Shane Burnham and his wife brought their third baby girl into the world. Burnham also talked about football a...

CFTV: Burnham taking positives away from loss to OU

AMES --- Iowa State defensive coordinator Wally Burnham says he saw good and bad things from his defense on the field Saturday evening against Oklahoma in Norman. The Cyclones are working this week to fix the bad things before the No. 5 Oklahoma State Cowboys rol...

How Joel Lanning’s like Collin Klein, with one key difference

AMES — The bruising runs. The ability to spin off tackles for an extra couple of yards. The howitzer of an arm. Wait — that’s where Iowa State starting quarterback Joel Lanning fails, in a good way, to be a clone of former Kansas State playcaller Collin Kl...

Shutout: Wally Burnham and the shared game ball

AMES — Paul Rhoads happily executed the final hand-off of Saturday’s historic 24-0 win over Texas. Smiles and shouts resounded as the game ball passed from Iowa State’s head coach to defensive coordinator Wally Burnham, who clutched the pill, grinning, wishing h...

CFTV: Burnham looks back at Texas shutout

AMES --- Iowa State defensive coordinator Wally Burnham was in high spirits Tuesday as his defense comes off their shut down performance against the Texas Longhorns. See Burnham reflect on the shutout win, how the defense got there and what it meant to receive t...

NOTEBOOK: Stingy defense, Lanning’s self-appraisal and more

 AMES — There were hugs, handshakes, maybe even some tears in the wake of Iowa State's 24-0 pounding of Texas Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium. Iowa State defensive coordinator Wally Burnham found himself in the middle of it all — and the joyous post-victory m...

Scouting Texas: The QB run game is especially tricky

AMES — As has rightfully been the case, there has been an intense amount of attention paid to Iowa State’s newish offense leading up to what I feel like is as important of a game for a coaching staff as I can remember when the Cyclones take the field agai...

enCYCLONEpedia: Analyzing the Mangino tenure

A lot of, ummm, stuff happened in Ames on Monday. Stuff that not only caused a whirlwind of local media reports but the national media quickly picked up and weighed in on Mark Mangino exiting the Iowa State Football program too.A lot of things likely went into...