Cyclone Football

Chapter on Rhoads era closing against West Virginia

AMES - Not many moments during Paul Rhoads' tenure stand out to him more than his first team meeting nearly seven years ago.

Roughly a mont ... »

ISU 2-Minute Drill: West Virginia


Mike Warren had his fourth 145-plus yard rushing game last week (195 yards) an ... »

ISU’s Dagel relishing final moments

AMES - Brock Dagel made his way through the inflated tunnel that led into Jack Trice Stadium for the last time in his Iowa State uniform.

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Emotional Rhoads looks forward to final week, Pollard looks ahead to new coach

AMES - Paul Rhoads has never tried to hide his emotions. They've always been worn directly on his sleeve.

A handful of days away from coachin ... »

Iowa State fires Paul Rhoads

AMES - Two-straight weeks of surrendering second-half leads and a build-up of losses in the past three seasons has culminated in Iowa State making ... »

Hlas: Pollard had little choice but to fire Rhoads

You're either selling hope or recent success in college football. If you have neither, you have problems.

Iowa State Athletic Director Jami ... »

Crucial fumbles doom Iowa State in 38-35 loss to Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Iowa State was 91 seconds from surviving and was poised to run out the clock.

What happened in that final minute-and-a-ha ... »

ISU notes: Cyclones follow trend, outscored by 24 in second half

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Four times this season Iowa State had chances to win close games late and finally get over the hump. It watched each one of them ... »

ISU 2-Minute Drill: Kansas State


Mike Warren finally broke 1,000 yards rushing last week and has 1,070 yards this ... »

Natural ability gives ISU’s Tucker an edge

AMES - Watch the push Demond Tucker gets at the line of scrimmage.

The extroverted Iowa State defensive lineman has the skill set and athle ... »

ISU’s Fett grows into contributor

AMES - Nick Fett could feel the jitters as he trotted onto the field, but he hid them below the surface.

He was about to make his firs ... »

ISU's motivation shifts to inching up Big 12 ladder

AMES - Motivating 18, 19 and 20-year olds is the age-old challenge college football coaches face every season. Iowa State is no exception, but the ... »

Another missed opportunity will test Cyclones in last two games

AMES - Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads walked into the locker room and saw the looks on the faces of his players. The bid for an upset had fallen shor ... »

Cyclones’ lead evaporates against No. 5 Oklahoma State

AMES - Time was ticking away and Iowa State hurried into its two-minute offense.

Plays were being hustled in as the Cyclones hoped to sprin ... »

Warren, Pierson reach milestones in ISU loss

AMES - Mike Warren and Dale Pierson are on opposite ends of the spectrum concerning the time they have left with Iowa State football, but th ... »