Former ISU players sound off on Rhoads’ firing, future of program

 Former Iowa State running back Jeff Woody remembers well the exact moment he knew his college football coach, Paul Rhoads, came from straight-shooter stock. It happened to be the first time Rhoads opened his mouth. Woody and his parents sat down with Rhoads before joinin...

Cyclones in the NFL: Preseason schedules

The NFL's preseason has technically already begun, but Thursday will be an active night with six games being on the docket. Friday night is jam-packed too. According to our unofficial calculations, 15 former Cyclones are in NFL camps this summer. Want to watch them? Here is a list of who is playing where. We have also linked that pl...

Monday Musings: Jake Knott will make the NFL pay

Take me for what I am – a hack blogger that works out of my mom’s basement in my underwear (I'm a Hanes man if you were wondering) while I stuff Doritos down my face for nearly 10 hours every day.That was a bit of an exaggeration. Let's try this again...In reality, I am a ...

Bykowski drafted, others sign free agent deals

The following is a press release courtesy of Iowa State athletic communications. AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State linebacker A.J. Klein and offensive lineman Carter Bykowski were drafted by the Carolina Panthers and San Francisco 49er's respectively, in Saturday's NFL Dra...

CFTV: Josh Lenz/Jake McDonough talk Pro Day

AMES --- The big story coming out of Pro Day in Ames was the performances of wide receiver Josh Lenz and defensive tackle Jake McDonough. Both men felt good about what went down afterwards. Watch and see what each had to say afterwards right here on CFTV. 

Cyclones will be young, but talented at DT in 2013

On National Signing Day 2012, Iowa State’s defensive tackles coach Shane Burnham was flat-out giddy. Burnham saw loads of potential, nastiness (a good thing) and future victories in store with the young group of defensive linemen that Iowa State’s coaching ...