REPORT: Lou Ayeni leaving Iowa State for Northwestern

Iowa State will reportedly have a vacancy to fill on its football staff with a crucial recruiting period set to start this week. Running backs coach Lou Ayeni has accepted the same position at Northwestern, according to a report by Yahoo’s Pete Thamel. ...

Ayeni and Veidt earn national honors

Iowa State coaches Lou Ayeni and Alex Golesh call out a play at the spring football game at Jack Trice Stadium on April 8, 2017. The following is a press release courtesy of Iowa State Athletics Communications. AMES, Iowa — A pair of Iowa State assistant coaches...

Post-OU Q & A: Lou Ayeni

Oct 7, 2017; Norman, OK, USA; The Iowa State Cyclones celebrate after defeating the Oklahoma Sooners at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports AMES — While hundreds of Cyclones fans celebrated outside t...

ALL DAY: David Montgomery’s work ethic transcends time

Sep 3, 2016; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones running back David Montgomery (32) hurdles Northern Iowa Panthers defensive back Jamison Whiting (29) during the first half at Jack Trice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports AMES ...

SPRING FOOTBALL: The resurgence of Mike Warren

AMES — Mike Warren didn’t have a bad sophomore season. However after being named the Big 12’s Offensive Freshman of the Year and compiling 1339 yards with five touchdowns as a rookie, 2016 was a bit of a letdown. Warren, who fought his way through a ...

SPRING FOOTBALL: Q&A with David Montgomery

One of Matt Campbell's program rules is that freshmen cannot speak to the media. On Thursday morning, soon-to-be sophomore running back David Montgomery stepped in front of reporters for the first time. He's a well-spoken, charismatic kid who was fantastic...

A twist of fate: How Mike Warren made Ames home

AMES — Lou Ayeni fidgeted in his chair. Within days of arriving in Ames as Iowa State’s new running backs coach in January of 2014, one recruit’s name — Mike Warren — echoed in his mind. But Ayeni didn’t pipe up immediately about the talented, L...