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WILLIAMS: Hope for Iowa State’s defense

 AMES --- First things first: The future success of junior college transfers is as unpredictable as Royce White's Twitter feed back in the day. Let me make that very clear right now. Quite often, there is a ton of hype surrounding a JUCO prospect but the tra...
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Rhoads: JUCO signees will play

DALLAS --- Paul Rhoads was very clear about his plans for the junior college players that Iowa State’s flooded its roster with in the recruiting class of 2014. Other than defensive lineman Terry Ayeni (who will redshirt because of a torn ACL) and Devron Moore...
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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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Spring Football Preview: The defense

There is an old cliché out there that says, “Defense wins championships.” Perhaps that really is true. I guess I don’t really know that to be the case for sure. I do know however that if you play football in the high-flying, always-entertaining Big 12 Co...