Jay Jordan: At the End of the Day…Kansas

Nov 23, 2019; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones running back Breece Hall (28) runs the ball against the Kansas Jayhawks at Jack Trice Stadium. The Cyclones beat the Jayhawks 41 to 31. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports The seventh win of t...

Jay Jordan: At the End of the Day…Texas

Wins are good, even when they aren't perfect. Iowa State had perfect moments, a few gaffes, and a little luck on their side. Ultimately, they were not overmatched against Texas as they were in 2018 and the kickers came to play. That was my largest takeaway from...

Jay Jordan: At the End of the Day…Oklahoma

Nov 9, 2019; Norman, OK, USA; Iowa State Cyclones tight end Dylan Soehner (89) catches a touchdown pass during the second quarter against the Oklahoma Sooners at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Lik...

Jay Jordan: What went wrong vs. Oklahoma State, & how to fix it

Oct 26, 2019; Ames, IA, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys quarterback Spencer Sanders (3) runs the ball as Iowa State Cyclones linebacker O'Rien Vance (34) moves in for the tackle during the first quarter at Jack Trice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Spo...

EPISODE VII: The invasion of Lub’bock

Oct 19, 2019; Lubbock, TX, USA; Iowa State Cyclones wide receiver La'Michael Pettway (7) carries the ball for a touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the second half at Jones AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports Three...

Jay Jordan: At the end of the day…West Virginia

Oct 12, 2019; Morgantown, WV, USA; Iowa State Cyclones quarterback Brock Purdy (15) passes the ball during the third quarter against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports Mostly...

Jay Jordan: At the End of the Day…TCU

Oct 5, 2019; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones offensive lineman Bryce Meeker (74) and TCU Horned Frogs defensive tackle Benedict Brafi (92) battle during a game at Jack Trice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports Some games lend them...

Jay Jordan: At the end of the day…Baylor

Iowa State is 2-2 in the first third of the season, which is a typical record in the Campbell era. Also typical in the Campbell era, the assessment of the team is difficult as there are signs that the team is better than the record reveals and a solid run through ...

JAY JORDAN: At the end of the day … ULM

"Progress through process" applies from daily nutrition decisions to each week and each game played in a season at Iowa State. From the micro to the macro, there are only building blocks to aid in reaching higher points along the path to a lofty goal. Iowa S...

Jay Jordan: At the end of the day… (Iowa)

Iowa State is a familiar 1-1 heading in to a final non-conference game before marching through the daunting Big 12 schedule. It is not an ideal position, but it is also far from fatal. The pressure of urgency is nigh upon them. There is much that can be take...