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Preview: Iowa State @ Iowa

What: Iowa State (1-0) @ Iowa (1-0)When: Saturday, Sept. 8 at 2:30 p.m. Where: Kinnick Stadium in Iowa CityTV/Radio: Big Ten Network – The Cyclone Radio Network“In Jantz we trust.”“Man of Steele.”“Super Man.”Steele Jantz earned more nicknames in thr...

Cyclones making progress at defensive end

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherFollow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliamsEver since Dan McCarney booted Jason Berryman from the Iowa State football program back in 2006, consistent play at the defensive end position has been scarce in Ames.Paul Rho...

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...

Cyclones look for Irving to restore pass rush

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherIt has been a while since an Iowa State football team possessed a feared pass rusher. I'm talking about a guy who you have to game plan around.In fact, one could argue that a Cyclone football team hasn’t had a dyn...

CF Mailbag: 1-23 Edition

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherHappy Monday fanatics. After a tough weekend in Cyclone athletics, I figured I’d start the workweek out with a mailbag. I’ll be posting updates from Fred Hoiberg’s weekly press conference later on today. Let’s ...

Notebook: Scout team update, football nuggets

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherAfter the last two weeks of the Iowa State football season, looking forward to the future is inevitable for Cyclone football fans. During his press conference on Monday, Paul Rhoads alluded to progress that is being ma...

Williams Blog: 8-6 Cyclone notebook

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherGreetings Cyclone fans! Happy Friday. I’ve got a lot of little notes/thoughts to get to today after attending Iowa State’s one and only open football practice yesterday. Let’s get going with a football personnel...

Camp Report: Defense shines, Nelson to redshirt

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherThe Iowa State football team endured its first day of summer camp on Thursday. What went down? Not much, according to head football coach Paul Rhoads.“Usual. There was good. There was bad. There was enthusiasm. There w...