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Safety T.J. Mutcherson dismissed from ISU football team

 AMES — Iowa State football coach Paul Rhoads announced Friday that promising safety T.J. Mutcherson has been kicked off the team for violating team rules.

 Mutcherson, a sophomore, started 10 games last season. He totaled 76 tackles and had two interceptions. Mutcherson was suspended for the Cyclones’ last two losses of the 2014 season.

 ISU also announced that Alex Leslie (TE), Damein Lawry (WR) and Duaron Williams (OL) have left the program and intend to transfer.



Rob Gray


Rob, an Ames native, joined Cyclone Fanatic in August, 2014 after nearly a decade and a half of working at Iowa's two largest newspapers. He spent 10 years at the Des Moines Register and, after a brief stint in public relations, joined the Cedar Rapids Gazette as an Iowa State correspondent three years ago. Rob specializes in feature stories for CF.