Category Archives: Iowa State Football

The Day Little Brother Grew Up

As another great battle between Iowa and Iowa State is about to come again, I can’t help but think back to 15 years ago yesterday.  The date was Sept. 12, 1998 and scene was Kinnick Stadium.  We were 30 point … Continue reading

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Game 13: Tulsa vs. ISU Liberty Bowl

Tulsa  31  ISU  17 Coach Rhoads was asked at halftime what was missing from the Cyclone performance so far in the game.  His answer was “LIFE” and I think that pretty much sums up the game. Iowa State played Tulsa … Continue reading

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Game 12: West Virginia at ISU

31      ISU  24 The Cyclones had a world of opportunities for charting uncharted territory for the Paul Rhoads era if they could find a way to beat West Virginia.  They could accomplish a winning regular season for the first time.  … Continue reading

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Game 11: ISU at Kansas

ISU  51     Kansas  23 On Saturday, Stephanie, my neighbor Aaron, and I had the opportunity to travel to Lawrence, KS for the game.  We traveled down to Valley Stadium in West Des Moines and we boarded the Cyclone Gridiron Club … Continue reading

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Game 10: ISU at Texas

  Texas  33      ISU  7 On a beautiful, warm day in Austin Texas, a capacity crowd of 100,018 watched the Longhorns just dominate the Cyclones.  To be honest, I was tempted to just refer all of you to my blog … Continue reading

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It’s So Much More Than Just a Letter

On Oct. 15, 2012, I had the privilege of attending the ISU Letter Award Ceremony in the Jacobson Athletic Building hosted by the ISU Letterwinners Club.  Thinking back, this is the 9th one of these ceremonies I have personally attended since … Continue reading

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Game 9: Oklahoma at ISU

Oklahoma  35     ISU  20 On a surprisingly warm Nov. morning, 56,585 (3rd largest crowd in school history) faithful ISU fans watched the Sooners just overpower and beat the Cyclones.  I think AJ Klein summed up the game best with the … Continue reading

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