CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids faced a bit of an uphill climb if it hoped to hold onto the Ryder Cup amateur golf trophy for an 11th-consecutive year.
But just like so many of the tournaments from the past decade-plus, the Cedar Rapidians rose ... »
AMES - If you're peering into the Iowa State huddle expecting Joel Lanning to be giving the rah-rah speech to his guys, you won't see it.
That's not his style.
The junior quarterback has never been one to get in anybody's face, and as far as ... »
AMES - Cole Netten and Colin Downing always have been close.
Specialists spend lots of time together and Iowa State's kicker and punter are no exception.
But this go around has been different. There has been an added bond forged and it exten ... »
AMES - Willie Harvey likes to always play fast and physical, but was forced to take things a bit slower in fall camp.
Iowa State's sophomore linebacker missed the first five days of camp with the flu and couldn't get any physical reps. For that, ... »
AMES - The Iowa State football team is placing seniors Josh Jahlas and Jack Spreen on scholarship for the upcoming season, the school announced Thursday.
Jahlas, who prepped at Cedar Rapids Kennedy and had no Division-I offers coming out of high ... »
AMES - There was heaviness in D'Andre Payne's voice as he described what it was like to spend a year away from football.
Nothing about it was easy. Phone calls home to his dad were a pick-me-up, but he knew he had to ride out the hardship.... »
THE DEPTH CHART
WR-X: Allen Lazard, jr., 6-5, 223; Hakeem Butler, Rfr., 6-6, 210
WR-Z: Dondre Daley, sr., 6-2, 195; Carson Epps, so., 6-1, 205
WR-M: Trever Ryen, ... »
AMES - Size, skill and an instinctive nature are attributes college football players strive to achieve. Even just one of those can carry someone pretty far.
Allen Lazard happens to have all three, and it didn't take long for his coaches to notic ... »
AMES - Bravado is just a part of Demond Tucker's game. It's as normal as pursuing the quarterback.
The senior defensive tackle recently asked his 2,500 Twitter followers what he should do when he inevitably sacks the quarterback. His head coach ... »