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ISU collapses at K-State, Mark Mangino

 Mark Mangino has composed precisely 1,872 tweets since he joined Twitter in March of 2012.None went viral — until the former Iowa State offensive coordinator fired off a single missive in the wake of the Cyclones’ collapse Saturday at Kansas State. ISU fumb...
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enCYCLONEpedia: Analyzing the Mangino tenure

A lot of, ummm, stuff happened in Ames on Monday. Stuff that not only caused a whirlwind of local media reports but the national media quickly picked up and weighed in on Mark Mangino exiting the Iowa State Football program too.A lot of things likely went into...
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Todd Sturdy’s life these days: “Busy”

 AMES — One word came to Todd Sturdy’s mind when describing the wild and frantic first couple days of Texas game week. “Busy,” ISU’s new offensive coordinator said Tuesday night. That’s one way to put it. Sturdy took the reins of the Cyclones’ o...
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BLUM: For Paul Rhoads, it’s now or never

We may never know what led to Mark Mangino’s abrupt departure from Iowa State earlier today, but it seems clear this wasn’t a rash, heat-of-the-moment decision. It was evident in Paul Rhoads' press conference earlier today that he and Mangino weren’t “on ...
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CFTV: Rhoads announces Mangino’s firing

AMES --- Iowa State head coach Paul Rhoads dropped a bomb during his weekly press conference on Monday when he announced that Mark Mangino had been removed as offensive coordinator. See Rhoads announce the decision, explain why he made the move and detail why Todd Stur...