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Tight end competition, integral for offense

By Ian Smith, CycloneFanatic.com Contributor Follow Ian on Twitter @IanWSmith3Kurt Hammerschmidt (pictured above) has a great description of what an Iowa State tight end should be.“I like to consider us like a Hybrid Escalade,” the junior said.That’s beca...

Spring Football: Finding the next Franklin

By Ian Smith, CycloneFanatic.com ContributorAMES – Luke Wells has been dealt a heck of an assignment for his first week in a new job. He must find the next Collin Franklin.After coaching wide receivers the past two seasons, Wells was announced as tight ends c...

Ernst Brun brings new look to Cyclone TE’s

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherRight now, we have no idea who Iowa State's starting quarterback will be in 2011. We do know one thing for sure though. That guy won't have the luxury of throwing the football to Collin Franklin.Franklin, Iowa Stat...