Iowa State Football
IMPROVEMENT! There were zero expectations for Iowa State against TCU, but the Cyclones showed some improvement.
PROGRESS! Both Matt Campbell and some Cyclone players know they took baby steps against the Horned Frogs.
THE RIGHT WAY! Suspending starters is a good move from Coach Campbell, writes Randy Peterson.
QB ROULETTE. Joel Lanning and Jacob Park were rotated in and out at quarterback on Saturday.
UNENVIABLE DECISIONS. In Travis Hines' column after the TCU loss, he explains that Matt Campbell has been put in some tough situations already.
BRING ON THE SPARTANS. The Cyclones are 0-3, but could gain some much-needed confidence against San Jose State. ISU opened as 6-point favorites.
AN EARLY LOOK. Here's a quick look at what SJSU brings to the table.
Iowa State Basketball
STRATEGIC MOVE. Check out who'll be in town this weekend on official visits for Cyclone basketball.
Lewis, of course, joins fellow 4-star targets PG Lindell Wigginton and PF Isaiah Stokes on official visits for the San Jose State game.— Alex Halsted (@AlexHalsted) September 19, 2016
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RUBBED IT IN. The NDSU band celebrated their big win over Iowa by playing "In Heaven There Is No Beer."
INADVERTENT TRIBUTE. Prince's full name? Prince Rogers Nelson. The first official TD in US Bank Stadium? Aaron Rodgers to Jordy Nelson.
10/10 COORDINATION. Kelvin Benjamin used all his coordination to haul in this pass.
TRUCK STICK. You know you're having a bad day when you get trucked by Matthew Stafford.
IGNORE THE HONEYS. Instead, focus on the guy eating the cheeseburger while staring at the camera.
RESPECT. Michael Vick says Louisville QB Lamar Jackson is better than he was at Virginia Tech.
BEASTMODE BUCKEYES. Ohio State was supposed to be rebuilding this year, but they still might be the country's best team.
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