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. ...

Q&A: Iowa State ironman Joel Lanning

Photo courtesy of Iowa State athletics communications.  Senior linebacker Joel Lanning played a major role in Iowa State's turnaround on the football field this season, racking up 110 tackles and five sacks as the Cyclones posted a 7-5 record and earned a ...

Paul Rhoads discusses his new gig at UCLA

Paul Rhoads has always dreamed of coaching at a place like UCLA. Now, he'll get his chance. The Ankeny native and former Iowa State head coach was officially named the Bruins' defensive backs coach on Wednesday by new head coach Chip Kelly. "I'm really...

Paul Rhoads lands a new job

Last season, former Iowa State head coach Paul Rhoads worked as the defensive coordinator for Bret Bielema's staff at Arkansas. After going 4-8 (1-7) last season, Bielema and his staff was fired following a disappointing season. On Sunday morning, Sports Ill...

BLUM: Decisions that shaped Cyclone Football’s rise

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 ...

MONDAY MUSINGS: Will this time be different?

It was Sept. 30, 2011 and I specifically remember sitting at my desk having the following conversation with a host on 1460 KXnO. “I haven’t been around for too long but since I have covered this program, this feels like one of the larger games in the history...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Stevie Johnson

Former ISU great Stevie Johnson played on the Larry Eustachy-coached Elite Eight basketball team in 2000, then played on the Dan McCarney-coached football squad that won nine games — a program record. (Photo courtesy ISU Athletics Communications) Like any coll...