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The Mid-Morning Dump: Man of the Year Edition

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Steve Prohm is just a good dude

UNPLUGGED. Matt Campbell sounds off about spring practice, linebacker Lanning, impact freshmen, and JUCO defensive linemen.+

IN DEMAND. Iowa State was the first division one program to offer Dowling’s John Waggoner, now the blue bloods have come calling.

SIZE DOESN’T MATTER. Iowa State’s corners may be undersized, but they’re using that as a point of motivation.

T-N-T. Former Iowa State defensive linemen Demond Tucker and Jhaustin Thomas are setting out to prove folks wrong and make it to the NFL.

GET ‘EM WHILE THEY’RE YOUNG. We’re not even half way through 2017 and Iowa State is already out here offering class of 2020 defensive linemen.

MAN OF THE YEAR. Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm has been named a finalist for the Skip Prosser Man of the Year award.

BIG 12 RECEIVERS. Always nice to see Iowa State in the top half of a list ranking Big 12 football things.

HOLDER ON LOOSELY. Between previous close calls with Mike Gundy and whatever the hell happened with the basketball program, it may be time for OSU AD Mike Holder to get the boot.

SPEAKING OF BAD AD’S. John Currie let Frank Martin walk from K-State and now he has the Gamecocks in the Final Four. Now Currie inherits former Texas head coach Rick Barnes, who faced every team in the Final Four this year.

GOOD GIG IF YOU CAN GET IT. Future #1 pick and Iowa State opponent Michael Porter Jr. stood out at the McDonald’s All-American Game last night, while his dad signed one of the best assistant coach contracts....ever.

NAME YOUR PROSPECT. The 2017 class of the NFL Draft All-Name Team is a good one.

SPURS BLEW A 22-POINT LEAD. The Warriors basically only played the final three quarters of their game in San Antonio and still managed to effectively lock up the one seed in the Western Conference.

IN WITH THE GOOD, OUT WITH THE BAD. Russell Westbrook managed a 57-point triple double last night, while Carmelo is fine with whimpering into the night.

PROBABLY NOT THE ONLY ONE. Mike Trout is a baseball superstar, but he doesn’t want to be famous, just wants to be loved.

PROFESSIONALLY PETTY. The owner of the new NHL franchise, the Las Vegas Golden Knights, seems cool with the Raiders moving to Vegas on the surface, but is privately shook.