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MONDAY MUSINGS: Weekend reaction

AMES --- Quick hits on this and that surrounding Iowa State athletics and the Big 12 Conference on your Monday morning…ON IOWA STATE FOOTBALL*** I don’t have a vast overview from Iowa State’s 59-14 loss to Oklahoma for you this morning. I described what ...
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Sooners crush the Cyclones, 59-14

 AMES — Oklahoma lost Sterling Shepard — the wide receiver ISU coach Paul Rhoads considers one of the Big 12’s best, if not the best at his position— one offensive play into Saturday’s game. Didn’t matter. Not one bit and not for one second.  ...
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Jensen an extra coach for young D-tackles group

 AMES — Brandon Jensen didn’t flinch. For four-plus months during Iowa’s coldest winter in 30 years, the Iowa State defense tackle stuck by his decision to leave the team. School had intensified. Life had, too. “No one wanted me to leave,” Jensen...
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ISU QB Sam Richardson’s on pace to break a record

 AMES — Mistakes used to stick with ISU quarterback Sam Richardson. They’d stew, simmer and linger within his brain. Now miscues provoke a dismissive laugh and don’t impact the junior’s play moving forward. “I kind of just shake them off,” Rich...
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Cory Morrissey’s goal: (At least) one sack per game

 AMES — ISU rising star Cory Morrissey’s on a mission to slam, upend and crumple opposing quarterbacks at an elite rate. So far, so good.  The senior defensive end is tied with Malcom Brown of Texas for the Big 12 lead in sacks through three games. Both avera...