Category Archives: Football

Tailgate Corner: Hallo-weekend Tailgating

By: Kyle Kubiak Regardless of the weather or opponent, you can expect to see the Jack Trice Stadium parking lots full before every home game. The lots begin to fill the night before and continue during the early hours leading … Continue reading

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Tailgate Corner: Tailgating Food At Its Finest

By Ben Breitbach: In preparation for a 6 p.m. kickoff against TCU, Cyclone fans started showing up in force on Friday and Saturday in the Jack Trice Stadium parking lots. Fans had a lot of time to set up their … Continue reading

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Tailgate Corner: Music Makes Cyclone Tailgating Second to None

By Madelynne Garrett: Iowa State tailgating has always been a beloved tradition of Cyclones fans, and many Cyclones agree that nothing makes a good tailgate quite like playing the right music. Walking through the various parking lots around Jack Trice, … Continue reading

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Ankeny Surprises Rhoads With Honor

Iowa State head football coach Paul Rhoads received an outstanding honor on Friday night, and it came as a huge surprise. The Ankeny, Iowa native was asked to speak at an Ankeny Alumni Association banquet to talk about how teachers … Continue reading

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Iowa State Making Strong Social Media Strides

Cyclone fans have always shown their full support for the Cardinal and Gold, over-packing the hillsides of Jack Trice Stadium and creating one of the nation’s best college basketball environments in Hilton Coliseum. Off the field, #cyclONEnation’s support is just … Continue reading

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Cyclones Prepare For NFL Draft

The NFL Draft will be held May 8-10 in New York’s Radio City Music Hall, and a couple of Cyclones are hoping to hear their name called by a team before the draft ends. Punter Kirby Van Der Kamp and … Continue reading

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Count On West To Lead

Make no mistake about it, the 2013 Iowa State football season was derailed by injuries. Head coach Paul Rhoads won’t play the excuse card, but it’s hard to hide from the fact that a total of 13 players who registered … Continue reading

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Blaney Is A Perfect Fit

Iowa State offensive line coach Brandon Blaney is one of six new assistant coaches for the Cyclones in 2014. Blaney, who spent the last three years in the NFL with the Jacksonville Jaguars, is ready to get back into the … Continue reading

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A Football Life – Jim Williams

Last week, Cyclone Sidebar covered the unique connection Iowa State has to the two head coaches in Super Bowl XLVIII. As was mentioned, Iowa State in the only team, professional or collegiate, that can claim that both Pete Carroll (Seattle … Continue reading

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Morrissey Living His Dream

All Cory Morrissey wanted was a chance. A chance to show he belonged in big-time college football at the only school he ever wanted to play for. The school he admired growing up gave him that chance, and the senior-to-be … Continue reading

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