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Cyclones offer thanks to Rhoads on Twitter

  The news of Paul Rhoads‘ firing today hit much of the Iowa State football team hard.

 For all the Cyclones, he’s the only head coach they’ve ever known in Ames. Fittingly, several posted tributes on Twitter as the news of Rhoads’ dismissal spilled out. Rhoads will coach his last game for ISU Saturday at 11 a.m. at West Virginia.

 Below, find some of the heartfelt tweets.

 Redshirt freshman Mike Warren, 1,000-yard rusher:


Senior safety Qujuan Floyd:


Junior nose guard Demond Tucker:


Junior linebacker Jordan Harris



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.