Author Archives: Mike Green

About Mike Green

I'm in my 25th year working in the Athletics Communications office at Iowa State and in my seventh year as Assistant Athletics Director for Communications. My passion has always been ISU Athletics and the seed was planted by my father, Ken, who was an All-Big Eight pitcher for Iowa State in 1960. I graduated from UNI in 1993, where I was a two-year letterwinner on the golf team, and received my master's at ISU in 1997. I've covered volleyball, wrestling, baseball, golf, football and men's basketball at ISU, including 13 seasons as the men's hoops contact. It's an honor to be the football contact for Coach Campbell and the Cyclones. I've got stories to tell, and I love telling them.

Cyclones To Sport State Flags On Helmets

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State Director of Football Operations Greg “Skip” Brabenec was watching a Nebraska football game last season and he noticed something different adorned on the Husker helmets. Each player had three numerical digits on their helmets. Brabenec … Continue reading

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ISU Graduate John Akers Now An USBWA Hall-of-Famer

John Akers has always felt like his life in sports journalism resembled Forrest Gump. Wherever he goes, or wherever life has taken him, he always seemed to be in the right place at the right time. Sure, luck has played … Continue reading

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Rookies Build Bond, Become Leaders

Iowa State football has had a long list of freshmen with outstanding rookie seasons, and quarterback Brock Purdy and linebacker Mike Rose have emphatically joined that list through their performance on the field in 2018. What Purdy and Rose did … Continue reading

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Harvey, Peavy Trusted The Process

  AMES, Iowa – Senior defensive stalwarts Brian Peavy (CB) and Willie Harvey (LB) will fasten their chinstraps for one of the final times this weekend at MidAmerican Energy Field at Jack Trice Stadium, as 19 Cyclone seniors will be … Continue reading

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Hard Work Earns Benton A Scholarship

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State football begins its fall camp in less than three weeks, and senior defensive end Spencer Benton will feel different as he enters his final preseason preparation by accomplishing two major goals in the last three … Continue reading

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ISU Student-Athletes To Make Soles For Souls Mission Trip To Costa Rica

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State student-athletes make it a priority to give back to their community in many ways. Through the efforts of the Office of Student-Athlete Development (OSAD) at Iowa State, it’s not uncommon to see your favorite Cyclone … Continue reading

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How Attention To Details Helped Win The Liberty Bowl

  AMES, Iowa – Attention to details. Win in the margins. You hear these phrases from Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell on a daily basis. It is not hyperbole. It is a part of Campbell’s core beliefs for … Continue reading

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