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Report: Bill Bleil lands at Rhode Island

According to the rumors website FootballScoop.com, Bill Bleil is in line to be the next offensive coordinator at Rhode Island. Bleil has been on Paul Rhoads' staff for all five seasons at Iowa State. In addition to being Iowa State's assistant head coach, Bleil ...
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Klenakis hired, Rhoads makes staff moves

Iowa State head football coach Paul Rhoads announced two coaching staff changes on Saturday morning. According to an Iowa State press release, former Arkansas offensive line coach Chris Klenakis has been hired to Rhoads' staff. Klenakis will serve as Iowa State's offensive li...
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Monday Musings: Sept. 3, 2012 Edition

Labor Day…You’ve got to love it.Chances are if you’re reading this, you have today off. Students don't have class. Most businesses shut down shop on the first Monday of September. It's an American tradition.  For us sports writers though, it’s business ...
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Offensive line ready to pound the rock

AMES --- Kelechi Osemele is in Baltimore and Bill Bleil is sleeping like a baby. Huh? Yep, the Iowa State offensive line coach is that confident in his troops. A year after breaking in three players who had never played a snap of college football, the Cycl...
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Notebook: Offensive line depth is encouraging

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliams  Offensive line injuries were a pain in the rear for the Iowa State football program in 2011. However, those setbacks have turned into one major blessing this fall, as the...