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Spring Football: Developing depth, key at DE

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherI noticed a fairly significant trend during the 2010 Iowa State football season that had to do with play of the defensive ends.When Jacob Lattimer became the beast that he is in the Texas win last season, everybod...

Williams: Kansas report card

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherThat’s what I call a “TCB” game. The Cyclones took care of business. It wasn’t flashy. It didn’t blow anybody away. Unless you have super-human memory, you probably won’t remember that game in 15 years. But...

Williams Blog: Final look at Kansas

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherIowa State (4-4, 2-2) vs. Kansas (2-5, 0-3) @ Jack Trice Stadium 1 p.m. with no television Cyclone Radio NetworkIn last week’s final look at Texas, I attempted to make Cyclone fans smile. If you didn’t read it, I posted a bunch of YouTube videos of good things that have happened to the C...

Football Notebook: Reshuffling the D-Line

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherThrough the first seven games of 2010, Iowa State’s defense has only sacked the opposition’s quarterback six times for 36 yards. Three of those sacks came against FCS opponent Northern Iowa. That average of .86 ...

Williams Blog: Post-camp notebook

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherIowa State officially began football practice today. Camp is now a thing of the past. You fanatics have read all of the stories. You’ve seen all of the interviews. You’ve taken part in all of the discussions. Fac...

Camp Report: Scrimmage #1 recap

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherThe defense won round one. That was the word coming out of Iowa State’s first scrimmage of the 2010 fall football camp on Saturday. But don’t panic Cyclone fans. That was the message that offensive coordinator Tom ...

Video: Paul Rhoads with flood reaction

Despite disastrous flooding conditions in Ames, the Iowa State football team practiced like normal today and they'll do so all week long according to head coach Paul Rhoads. For reaction on what was a busy day of fighting Mother Nature, here's a video with head...

Notebook: Cyclones take the stage

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherIowa State head football coach Paul Rhoads was one of four coaches to kick off the Big 12 media days in Dallas on Monday. Here are a few notes from Rhoads’ press conference with the print media.  If you want to r...

Outside the men’s room: Either or

By Kirk Haaland, CycloneFanatic.com Contributor The signs are all around us…Sports Center is mostly showing baseball highlights. The NBA marathon is in mile 24 and pre-season college football prognostications are hitting newsstands across the country.  I ...

Williams Blog: 4-13 Cyclone football notebook

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher We are days away from the 2010 Cyclone spring game. Are you excited about football yet?You should be, especially with everything that has gone down within the basketball program over the past few months. I’m not...

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