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Cyclone Roundup: 8-5 Edition

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherFollow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliams

Thursday was nuts. Football media day went down. That’s always a zoo.

On top of that, Iowa State’s men’s basketball schedule was released.

While your calendar might not indicate it, one thing is for sure. Summer is over folks.

DEPTH ADDED AT DT: This comes courtesy of the @CycloneFB Twitter page earlier today.

"Freshman Oni Omoile has switched positions. He is now a defensive tackle."

Interesting. I’ll be sure to ask Paul Rhoads about this later today after practice.

Another commitment?: That’s what these Tampa media outlets are reporting anyway.


— Former Gene Chizik recruits reflect on the past with Andre Logue in this interesting piece from the Des Moines Register.

— An investigation of Iowa State’s schedule from new Des Moines Register columnist Marc Hansen.

— Randy Peterson reports that even though the Big Ten’s schedule is going to change in 2017, the Iowa State-Iowa game should be safe.

Ames Tribune sports editor Bobby La Gesse breaks down Iowa State’s quarterback competition, which officially begins today.

— Some additional media day notes from La Gesse.

— An array of media day interviews with members of Iowa State’s roster/coaching staff from 1460 KXNO’s Miller and Brinson Show.

— Shifting gears to hoops for a moment. Iowa State isn’t the only program in America taking a trip overseas this month. The Cyclones are mentioned in this Andy Katz piece.

— Travis Hines of the Marshalltown Times-Republican on Iowa State’s wide receivers in 2011.

Cedar Rapids Gazette columnist Mike Hlas writes about all things that are big in this piece.

— Former Cyclone Jerrod Black has found a home.