Football

WILLIAMS: Losing Jordan Harris stings

Regardless of circumstance, anytime that you lose an experienced player who started every game the season before, it’s a zinger.That was my immediate reaction on Thursday afternoon when Iowa State broke the news that senior linebacker Jordan Harris was transferring (I’m he...
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The Passion of Paul Rhoads (in player quotes)

 The words came haltingly. Long pauses and deep breaths interrupted almost every string of syllables Iowa State senior offensive lineman Oni Omoile threaded together Sunday to form an emotionally raw tribute to his recently-fired head coach, Paul Rhoads. “It’s obv...
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Cyclones offer thanks to Rhoads on Twitter

  The news of Paul Rhoads' firing today hit much of the Iowa State football team hard. For all the Cyclones, he's the only head coach they've ever known in Ames. Fittingly, several posted tributes on Twitter as the news of Rhoads' dismissal spilled out. Rhoads will c...