CFTV: Iowa State hosts annual Pro Day

David Montgomery watches his teammate participate in drills at Iowa State Pro Day in Ames on Tuesday. Montgomery is expected to be drafted in April. Photo by Connor Ferguson, Cyclone Fanatic Tuesday marks the start of spring football season in Ames, Iowa as Iowa State h...

WILLIAMS: Iowa State’s bleak history with the NFL Draft

We all want Iowa State to have a better college football program than it has - well - ever. Sure, there is pride. There is a lot of it, actually. “Loyal sons forever true,” right?Heck yeah. That is why you guys (the most loyal fans…excuse me…Fanatics) c...

Jeremiah George: Tackling Dolphins and degrees

AMES  — Clouds pocked the brilliant blue sky, but Jeremiah George did not see them. He was too busy violently thwarting Miami punt returner Jarvis Landry’s useless spins and stutter steps. October 26, 2014. A day George won’t forget. The former Iowa...

Knott, George credit Oyster with saving their NFL careers

AMES — When former Iowa State all-American linebacker Jake Knott needed a helping, but firm hand, he looked to Clayton Oyster. Time and again, Knott — who inked a two-year contract with the Miami Dolphins late last season — found the Cyclones’ then-assistant...

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...

MAILBAG: Bye week edition

 I can’t not write on a September Saturday afternoon. As my wife often tells me, I have problems. While you are all out at a local pumpkin patch, catching up on yard work or sitting around your house watching the rest of the country play football, I figur...

Jevohn Miller: “I can’t just lead by example anymore”

 AMES — It’s April of 2011. The air is crisp; the tulips in full bloom as then-true freshman Iowa State linebacker Jevohn Miller’s padding up for his first spring game. Miller, now a senior for the Cyclones, had arrived on the ISU campus early after finishing ...

Five Cyclones make NFL rosters

Five former Cyclones officially made NFL rosters this weekend. Those men are:Jeremiah George, New York JetsA.J. Klein, Carolina PanthersLeonard Johnson, Tampa Bay BuccaneersKelechi Osemele, Baltimore RavensAhtyba Rubin, Cleveland BrownsIn addition to that, Deo...

Camp Insider: Meeks riding tall in the saddle at MIKE

AMES — There’s a freshly-minted No.1 MIKE linebacker in Ames and Cyclone defensive coordinator Wally Burnham rustled up an Old West reference to explain why Alton Meeks is that guy.“He’s stayed a step ahead of the posse, so to speak, and done a few more...

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...