LINKS: Cyclones drop to 1-4 with loss to Texas Tech

Lots of links from around the web regarding Iowa State’s 42-35 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday…

*** My take on the game. Cyclone Fanatic 

*** Randy Peterson writes that Iowa State has to play flawless football to win. — Des Moines Register 

*** Jeff Woody says that iowa State’s offense missed too many opportunities on Saturday. — Des Moines Register 

*** Why run the fake field goal? Notes on this and injuries from Bobby La Gesse. — Ames Tribune 

*** La Gesse writes that Iowa State’s failed onside kick attempt is a microcosm of the season so far. — Ames Tribune 

*** Jeremiah George is already talking about Baylor.— Ames Tribune 


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