Cy-Hawk memories abound for Rhoads

AMES — The cherished Cy-Hawk Series memories popped like flash bulbs in Paul Rhoads’ mind. There’s 1998: When the current ISU head coach mentored the Cyclone linebackers during a dominant, Darren Davis-led 27-9 triumph at Iowa that snapped a 15-game skid agains...

Notebook: Seniors lead ISU to rout of Kansas

AMES – Jeremiah George didn’t want to take off his jersey and pads. Who could blame him?The senior captain and his Iowa State teammates trounced Kansas 34-0, earning their first Big 12 victory of the season Saturday night.“If I could, I would go home in sleep...

Blum: Candy Crusher

Throughout most of the summer, America was consumed by the smart phone and social media game Candy Crush. For those unfamiliar, download at your own risk; Candy Crush addiction is real. I have spent hours upon hours on this frustratingly simple piece of software. Th...

Iowa State offense stalls again in loss to Hawkeyes

AMES --- The offensive issues just keep piling up.Pick a negative adjective and it probably sums up Iowa State football right now. On Saturday evening, the Cyclones were manhandled for the second-consecutive game, this time by Iowa, 27-21.The Hawkeyes battere...

Notebook: Panthers stun the Cyclones

AMES – Stop pinching yourself, it won’t help.Iowa State’s nightmare start actually happened.Northern Iowa came into a revved up Jack Trice Stadium and stole a season-opening victory from the Cyclones. The Panthers dominated the line of scrimmage in their 28...

CFTV: Cyclone offense struggles against UNI

AMES --- Iowa State's offense couldn't capitalize in the red zone against the pesky UNI Panthers in a 28-20 season-opening loss. Jeff Woody, James White and Justin Coleman talk about why the offense couldn't finish and how they need to improve during the bye week...

Blum: Quiet Confidence

Page through any national pre-season magazine or blog post and not much is said about Iowa State. This tends to happen when the player receiving the most accolades in the summer is the punter. The hot topic coming into camp was not a quarterback battle, or a fancy ...