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LOOKING AHEAD FOR ISU FOOTBALL: Week nine, the Kansas Jayhawks

Nov 5, 2022; Lawrence, Kansas, USA; Kansas Jayhawks cornerback Ra’Mello Dotson (3) celebrates with cornerback Cobee Bryant (2) against the Oklahoma State Cowboys after an interception during the first half of the game at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports Editor’s note: Ninth in a 12-part series previewing each of …
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ISU QB Rocco Becht on giving back with Saturday’s camp in Perry: “It fills my soul”

Iowa State quarterback Rocco Becht (center) and several teammates lead a camp on Saturday, July 13, in Perry, Iowa. Photo by Matt Van Winkle/The We Will Collective PERRY — The chant rose spontaneously, signaling both appreciation and exhaustion.  “Rocco, Rocco, Rocco,” the youthful voices echoed.   Iowa State quarterback Rocco Becht smiled, then got down to business.  His …
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LOOKING AHEAD FOR ISU FOOTBALL: Week eight, the Texas Tech Red Raiders

Texas Tech running back Tahj Brooks (28) weaving through California defenders during the 47th Radience Technology Independence Bowl Saturday evening, December 16, 2023, in Shreveport, La. © Paul Karge/The Times / USA TODAY NETWORK Editor’s note: Eighth in a 12-part series previewing each of Iowa State’s 2024 regular-season opponents.  AMES — Star running back Tahj …
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LOOKING AHEAD FOR ISU FOOTBALL: Week seven, the UCF Knights

UCF’s running back RJ Harvey (7) runs with the ball against Texas Tech in a Big 12 football game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023, at Jones AT&T Stadium.© Annie Rice/Avalanche-Journal / USA TODAY NETWORK Editor’s note: Seventh in a 12-part series previewing each of Iowa State’s 2024 regular-season opponents.  AMES — Erratic. Inconsistent. Mysterious.  UCF’s first …
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LOOKING AHEAD FOR ISU FOOTBALL: Week six, the West Virginia Mountaineers

Dec 27, 2023; Charlotte, NC, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback Garrett Greene (6) tries to hold off North Carolina Tar Heels defensive back Marcus Allen (29) during the second half at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports Editor’s note: Sixth in a 12-part series previewing each of Iowa State’s 2024 regular-season …
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LOOKING AHEAD FOR ISU FOOTBALL: Week five, the Baylor Bears

Sep 2, 2023; Waco, Texas, USA; Baylor Bears head coach Dave Aranda on the sidelines during the second half against the Texas State Bobcats at McLane Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Raymond Carlin III-USA TODAY Sports Editor’s note: Fifth in a 12-part series previewing each of Iowa State’s 2024 regular-season opponents.  AMES — Just three seasons ago, …
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ISU guard Curtis Jones is eager to reprise his sparkplug role this season for the Cyclones

Mar 28, 2024; Boston, MA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Curtis Jones (5) and guard Keshon Gilbert (10) talk to the referee against the Illinois Fighting Illini in the semifinals of the East Regional of the 2024 NCAA Tournament at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports  AMES — Thirty-two seconds remained. Iowa State …
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LOOKING AHEAD FOR ISU FOOTBALL: Week four, the Houston Cougars

Nov 18, 2023; Houston, Texas, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys safety Trey Rucker (9) tackles Houston Cougars quarterback Donovan Smith (1) during the first half at TDECU Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports Editor’s note: Fourth in a 12-part series previewing each of Iowa State’s 2024 regular-season opponents. AMES — Houston’s entering a new era …
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LOOKING AHEAD FOR ISU FOOTBALL: Week three, the Arkansas State Red Wolves

Arkansas State Red Wolves quarterback Jaylen Raynor (1) is stopped by Northern Illinois Huskies safety Nate Valcarcel (9) and Northern Illinois Huskies defensive back Javaughn Byrd (2) in second-half action in the Camellia Bowl at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Ala., on Saturday, December 23, 2023. Editor’s note: Third in a 12-part series previewing each of …