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Williams: An ugly road win? No such thing

IOWA CITY --- Let’s get this straight right now Fanatics. There is no such thing as an ugly win in Iowa City – or anywhere outside of Ames, Iowa for that matter. You dig?Iowa State and Iowa came out of the gates on Saturday and looked like the 2000 St. Louis Ra...

Notebook: Paul Rhoads presser recap

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherFollow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliamsEverything that you need to know from Paul Rhoads' Monday press conference is written below. Enjoy.Freshmen WR's will play: Two true freshmen wide receivers will take the field ...

Notebook: Season awaits the Cyclones

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherFollow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliamsThose days between fall camp and game week are always a grind.The hardest work is over. Yet the fun is still two weeks away.This has been an awkward week for not only Iowa Sta...

Notebook: Saturday scrimmage report

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherFollow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliamsChalk one up for the offense.That's according to head coach Paul Rhoads, who spoke with media members after Iowa State's 160 snap scrimmage on Saturday evening in Ames."To...

Notebook: Downpour shortens practice one

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliamsIowa State's first practice of 2011 ended 45 minutes short on Friday as a massive downpour went through Ames at around 4 p.m.Even so, Paul Rhoads said that the Cyclones got some ...

Extra Points: A Knott family affair

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher Luke Knott chose Iowa State this past weekend.But let's get hypothetical for a second. Imagine what life would have been like for the Knott family if he hadn’t? Just imagine one of the top linebackers in the Bi...

Simon hopes to make an immediate impact at ISU

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher Depth.The latest signee in Iowa State's recruiting class of 2011, Grossmont (Calif.) College defensive lineman Henry Simon, will provide more of it in Ames for the next two seasons. That's the goal at least.His offe...

Williams: Monday Musings for March 28, 2011

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher Follow me on Twitter @ChrisMWilliams Happy Monday Cyclone fanatics. I've got a lot on my mind today regarding Iowa State athletics, the NCAA Tournament, some off topic stuff and more. Enjoy!IOWA STATE STUFF-    ...