Cyclone Fanatic’s 2017 Iowa State football awards

Sep 9, 2017; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones running back David Montgomery (32) runs for a first down against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Jack Trice Stadium. The Hawkeyes won 44-41 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports One of the most successful s...

SPIRAL STAIRCASE: Marchie Murdock’s long-inspiring climb

Oct 28, 2017; Ames, IA, USA Iowa State Cyclones wide receiver Marchie Murdock (16) leads the band in the schools fight song after beating the TCU Horned Frogs at Jack Trice Stadium. Iowa State beat TCU 14 to 7. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports ...

GUT-PUNCH: Controversy frames heartbreaking loss to K-State

Nov 25, 2017; Manhattan, KS, USA; Iowa State Cyclones wide receiver Allen Lazard (5) makes a catch against Kansas State Wildcats defensive back Duke Shelley (8) during the third quarter of a game at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The Wildcats won the game 20-19. Man...