Know the opponent: Memphis Tigers

Nov 18, 2017; Memphis, TN, USA; Memphis Tigers quarterback Riley Ferguson (4) passes the ball against Southern Methodist Mustangs safety Mikial Onu (4) during the first half at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports Iowa State is going to a bowl ...

Cyclones draw Memphis in the Liberty Bowl

Nov 18, 2017; Memphis, TN, USA; Memphis Tigers head coach Mike Norvell after the game against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Memphis Tigers defeated the Southern Methodist Mustangs 66-45. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sport...

WILLIAMS BLOG: Weighing Iowa State’s bowl scenarios

Not that I am usually a liar, but may I begin by being brutally honest with you guys? I have no idea where Iowa State is going to go bowling. It's a total cluster. I have seen everything “out there” from San Antonio all the way down to Phoenix - neithe...

The Sunday After: Kansas State

Nov 25, 2017; Manhattan, KS, USA; Kansas State Wildcats running back Justin Silmon (32) runs by Iowa State Cyclones safety Kamari Cotton-Moya (5) and several other Cyclones defenders during the third quarter of a game at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The Wildcats...

WILLIAMS: My Bill Snyder appreciation blog

Matt Campbell won me over before he even coached a game at Iowa State, and that really solid initial recruiting class didn’t have much to do with it. Shortly after he took the job, time and time again I heard Iowa State’s then 34-year old head coach refer...

PREDICTIONS: Iowa State at Kansas State

Nov 11, 2017; Manhattan, KS, USA; Kansas State Wildcats quarterback Skylar Thompson (10) runs with the ball during the third quarter against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The Mountaineers won the game 28-23. Mandatory Credit: Scott S...

The Sunday After: Baylor

Nov 18, 2017; Waco, TX, USA; Iowa State Cyclones quarterback Zeb Noland (4) throws a pass against the Baylor Bears at McLane Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Dieb-USA TODAY Sports A little different perspective today. A bit more personal if you will indulge me. ...