GRAY: Connor Assalley knew where Saturday's game ball belonged: his dad's hands

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  1. The Rob Gray

    The Rob Gray Well-Known Member

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  2. CyGuy5

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    Had no idea Wirtel was the one that caused the offisides. Love to see it!
     
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  3. Chitowncy

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    So happy to see Connor Assalley make such a huge play. The kid obviously has a lot of composure and talent. But, it's even better to see the video interview posted of him and get the strong feeling he's a good person. Campbell has compiled such a great group of men and they all are doing such amazing things. We are lucky they represent our University.

    Connor Assalley is a Cyclone legend no matter what happens from here on out. Get that man a scholarship if he doesn't already have one! Enjoy the good times, Cyclone Nation.

    P.S. Rob Gray always writes good pieces.
     
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  4. burn587

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    I am as happy as the next guy about the win but making a kick that a college level kicker should make 90% of the time doesn’t make you a legend.
     
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  5. NorthCyd

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    It does at ISU. Draw your own conclusions.
     
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    Considering the last walkoff kick for ISU was in 1983 he is a legend. We haven’t beaten Texas very many times and that made it that much sweeter.
     
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  7. jsb

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    I’ll never forget the kid that hit the first walk off FG that I’ve seen iowa state win.
     
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  8. fsanford

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    Sadly I remember the missed walk off attempt against Mizzou... Feels good to be on the good side of one of those.


    Alex Giffords against OU also comes to mind.
     
  9. NickTheGreat

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    There's a difference between making a chip shot in practice and hitting a FG with no time left to win the game. Not even going to OT if missed, lose if missed. That's some pressure there.
     
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    Connor should get a lot of props for accepting his role as the "short" Fg kicker and letting Narveson take over the long kicks. That's a good reflection of his character and more exciting of the culture that this staff has created within the program.
     
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    He was the hero of the game for sure. Heroes get remembered but legends never die. It was a huge, clutch kick, but it’s not like he pickled the beast.
     
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    I don’t know about legend or hero but he should be able to drink for free in Ames for the rest of his life.
     
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  13. jdcyclone19

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    I wasn’t even alive for the last one...
     
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    I could’ve been there for one in Iowa city 2014, but Rhoads decided 0:07 was the right time to call the last timeout :confused:
     
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