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...

BLUM: The Cyclone Shocker that wasn’t?

An upcoming November weeknight game against a ranked team on ESPN brings up the unavoidable comparison to perhaps the greatest night for Iowa State Football. Everyone reading this probably recalls where they were on November 18, 2011 when 2nd ranked Oklahoma S...

WILLIAMS: Cyclone nemesis recommended Campbell to Pollard

ALBIA, Iowa --- Talk to a seasoned Iowa State fan and ask about Bret Bielema. He or she will likely tell you that Arkansas’ head coach is one of most despised former Hawkeyes in the history of the Cy-Hawk rivalry, which will renew once again on Saturday at 6...

MONDAY MUSINGS: Why can’t we be friends?

1 – There is one thing that I have never understood about the constant realignment rumors that the gurus feast on daily: Why would Texas want to leave the Big 12? I just don't understand the motive. This is a classic “big fish in a small pond” scenario...