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Football

O-line takes another hit: Dagel out for the season

 ISU football coach Paul Rhoads told the media Wednesday that starting left tackle Brock Dagel is out for the season after undergoing knee surgery. The football program tweeted the news during the final round of media availability in advance of Saturday's 2:...
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Jacob Gannon returns to the Cyclones

AMES — Jacob Gannon has returned.  Iowa State athletics announced Gannon — an offensive tackle who quit the team mid-week after a 34-14 season-opening loss to North Dakota State — is once again a Cyclone.  Gannon, a 6-7, 306-pound senior from Iowa C...
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Levi Peters out, but far from down

 AMES — ISU fan favorite Levi Peters threw down a PG-rated Twitter vow in the wake of sustaining a season-ending Achilles tendon injury in Saturday’s 32-28 loss to No. 19 Kansas State. “I’m going to kick the (expletive) out of this injury and rehab and come ba...
Football

Monday Musings: Opening week mailbag

AMES --- Despite some semi-bleak external expectations for the 2014 Iowa State football season (depending on who you talk to), the opening week of the season is always an exciting time here at CycloneFanatic.com.In fact, this is my favorite time of year. We are in that transition from summer to fall and football will be on the radar...
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Williams: Position-by-position depth chart jottings

AMES --- A week after the start of fall camp, Iowa State held its football media day on Sunday at Jack Trice Stadium and with that, head coach Paul Rhoads released a shiny new depth chart. While it wasn't exactly full of surprises, it does provide us an opportunity to go position-by-position and analyze key position battles that will ...
Football

Iowa State loses backup center for season

AMES --- Iowa State’s backup center, senior Ben Loth, is out for the season. After going down with a left knee injury on the season’s opening practice this Monday, Loth’s Thursday MRI revealed an MCL tear that will require surgery. “It is a serious knee injury that is going to require surgery and unfortunately, it will be a ca...
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Camp Insider: Starting offensive line is set

AMES --- The Cyclones have yet to pad up so far in fall camp but when it comes to naming a starting offensive line, that doesn't really matter. Paul Rhoads is confident that his group is set for the 2014 season opener vs. North Dakota State. “I think we have a starting five right now with (Brock) Dagel, (Daniel) Burton, Tom (Farni...
Football

Quarterback competition on its usual course

AMES — First came the hard-earned added bulk gleaned from grueling winter workouts.Next, increased quickness.That amped-up combination of power and speed amounts to progress for Iowa State’s top three quarterbacks — Grant Rohach, Sam Richardson and Joel L...
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Post-spring position rankings

That was bizarre. I’m speaking of Iowa State’s recent spring football session that wrapped up a few weeks ago, of course. The Cyclones went through drills with six new assistant coaches leading the way. Two starters at defensive tackle (Rodney Coe and David...

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