Cyclone Football

Iowa St. defense invades Kansas backfield

AMES — When Iowa State revamped its defense to a 3-4 scheme in the offseason, it did so with the intention of creating more pressure ... »

Mike Warren leads ISU over Kansas

AMES — Awareness, athleticism and confidence all went into Mike Warren’s record-setting day.

However, Iowa State’ ... »

2-Minute Drill: Iowa State vs. Kansas


Iowa State ranks last in the Big 12 in rushing offense, but started to find its w ... »

Iowa State shedding underdog mentality against Kansas

AMES — Playing spoiler is what Iowa State football has grown accustomed to.

In an air-raid dominant league like the Big 12, the ... »

Cyclones clear Dunning for return after year-long absence

AMES — Jacob Dunning never fathomed an injury would take him away from the gridiron for a year, but that was the obstacle he faced. ... »

ISU’s Peavy catching on fast

AMES — Brian Peavy doesn’t get surprised very easily. Despite the youth and fresh enthusiasm he’s inserted into Iowa St ... »

Iowa State readies for nine straight weeks of Big 12 play, Warren emerges

AMES — Keeping confidence levels high wasn’t Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads’ challenge during the bye week.

Sure, keeping ... »

ISU’s Ryen ‘wowed’ by scholarship

AMES — The news didn’t really hit Trever Ryen until late Tuesday night when he looked down at his phone. Forty-two unread text messag ... »

Iowa State burying the past, looking toward start of Big 12

By Dylan Montz, coorespondent

AMES — Fifteen minutes was all the time Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads needed to start burying the past. ... »

Iowa State places Ryen on scholarship

AMES — Iowa State head football coach Paul Rhoads added sophomore running back Trever Ryen to the list of 20 walk-ons in his tenure (2009-15 ... »

Rhoads: Lanning will remain part of ISU offense after Toledo performance

AMES — Iowa State fans have clamored for the chance to see touted quarterback Joel Lanning get more involved in the offense.

La ... »

Penalties cost Iowa State in 2OT loss at Toledo

Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads didn’t think his team was an underdog as it traveled for its first road game at Toledo, despite what the line s ... »

2-Minute Drill: Toledo vs. Iowa State


Last week's game against Iowa will be one of the most stout defensive fronts Iowa ... »

Richardson, ISU offense hope to get back on track against Toledo

AMES — Iowa State Coach Paul Rhoads tries not to let himself be controlled by superstitions.

Rhoads does joke, however, he is a believ ... »

Pierson leading the nation in sacks per game, aiding ISU’s 3-4 defense

AMES — Dale Pierson spent a lot of time on the phone in his first days at his new school. Things just weren’t going as he hope ... »