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SEARCHING FOR MEANING IN THE BIG XII: Okie State

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Iowa State tries to get its season back on track against an Oklahoma State team hellbent on avenging last year's lone loss.

HALFBACK: Where We're At

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Iowa State has played three Big 12 games. Half the season is in the books. Have the Cyclones lived up to your expectations?

FINAL COUNTDOWN: Iowa State's Last Drives Saturday

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Fourth Quarter. 4:24 left in the game. Kansas State just wrapped up a 14 play, 8:10 field goal drive to extend their lead to six points. How does Iowa State respond?

SEARCHING FOR MEANING IN THE BIG 12: Kansas State

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What does Iowa State want this Saturday against Kansas State? REEEEEVEEEEENNNNGE!

The Wit and Wisdom of Bill Snyder

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Bill Snyder has seen a lot in his time as Kansas State's coach. Today, a little slice of the wit and wisdom Snyder has accrued over the years.

DeLoss Dodds Builds an Endzone

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Jamie Pollard's got 60 yards of endzone to fill with seating, and no way to pay for it. DeLoss Dodds has network for his athletic department, but no games to broadcast. Maybe they can make a...

SEARCHING FOR MEANING IN THE BIG XII SCHEDULE: TCU

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Can Iowa State rebound after a disappointing performance in their first Big 12 road game?

The Apologetic Big 12

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The Big 12 has made some mistakes in its time as a conference. The Big 12 knows it messed up, and would like to say it's sorry.

HOT MESS: Evaluating Messingham's First Four Games

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Iowa State's offense had a terrible game on Saturday. Is it Messingham's fault? Rhetorical question; it's way too early to tell. But let's look at some stats from his first four games and see how...

SEARCHING FOR MEANING IN THE BIG XII SCHEDULE

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A new series looking at what every conference game means for Iowa State in a larger context.

WRNL PAC: So Now We Come To The End, Tech

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The final installment of WRNL PAC, where your correspondents approach madness in the wasteland of West Texas and collapse on Texas Tech's doorstep.

Have Your Expectations Changed For This Season?

Do you think the Cyclones are better off now than they were three games ago? Are you more confident about the Big 12 now than you were at the start of the season?

Let's Welcome Troy Douglas to Iowa State

Troy Douglas was hired to coach defensive backs all the way back in February of this year, taking over for Bobby Elliott; who just departed for Notre Dame. But in all that time, WRNL hasn't...

Tail-Greatness: Part II

Tailgating at Iowa State: A tradition unlike any other. We've all participated; hell, we've all probably been awarded trophies for excellence in the art of pre-game drinking. But due to the nature...

WRNL PAC: This Is Your Brain On TCU

Ninth in a ten-part series: Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part 5 / Part 6 / Part 7 / Part 8 Hello America, WRNL PAC is back with another dispatch from the heart of Big 12 country! When...

CLONE CARD: ISU - WIU Bingo

Use this card wisely. Or don't. It's really up to you. With tomorrow's game against FCS whipping boy Western Illinois looking to be a blowout, Iowa State fans will need something to occupy their...

The Big XII Expansion Machine Powers Down

Bob Bowlsby enters a large room occupied by a massive supercomputer. A red light glows. CAL: Hello, Bob. I am the Conference ALignment 9000 computer. You may call me "CAL" for short." How may I...

Big Ten Network Forces Biggest Ten Score in History

While Iowa State's win over Iowa last Saturday wasn't what most people would call "pretty," to one person watching, it was beautiful. That person is Mark Silverman, head of the Big Ten Network. "I...

The Amazing Adventures of Captain Curt and the Concealment Clan

By day, Kirk Ferentz is the mild-mannered coach of the Iowa Hawkeyes. But when scandal strikes, he transforms into... CAPTAIN CURT: Superhuman condescender and defender of the Hawkeye Way. (When...

Thank You For Your Support, Hawkeyes

Well, the Cy-Hawk game is almost upon us, and that means hate/pity week is winding down. It's been a good run this year, with plenty of give-and-take between the fanbases, lots of gentle...

SCHEMATIC BREAKDOWN: O'Keefe vs. Davis

When Iowa State meets Iowa this Saturday, the Hawkeyes will be without offensive coordinator Ken O'Keefe for the first time in the Kirk Ferentz era. His replacement? A coordinator Cyclone fans...

Cheer Up, Lil' Hawkeye

Hey there, Hawk fan. How you feeling? Not too good, huh? Yeah, it's understandable. That opening game against Northern Illinois wasn't very encouraging. You spent the last eight months convincing...

FIRST HIT TAPE OF THE SEASON

Gameday Central Hit Tape vs. Tulsa (via isuvideo) Paul Rhoads enters the Iowa State locker room. A copy of the first season of "Friday Night Lights" is tucked discreetly in his back pocket. A...

FULLY EXTENDED: Jamie Pollard and His Contract

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Just chill, my babies. I'll be here 'till 2019. "We just need to continue the trajectory that we've been on, academically and athletically," Pollard said Wednesday. "if we continue to do that,...

WRNL PAC: Announcing a Running Mate

Eighth in a ten-part series: Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part 5 / Part 6 / Part 7 Greetings, friends! WRNL PAC is back with another update from the heart of Big XII country! As WRNL...

Cormac McCarthy Previews the Big XII

Hello. My name is Cormac McCarthy. I'm a writer of some renown. I'm also a football fan. I now live in the American southwest in the high chaparral hills of the desert. Because of this, or...

***Insert "Second Jantz" Pun Here***

Number 2 on his chest, Number 1 in our hearts (Christopher Gannon / The Des Moines Register) This week, Paul Rhoads finally put an end to months of speculation and named Steele Jantz the starter...

INDECISION TIME: An Open Letter to Paul Rhoads

Hi Paul. Average fan here. Been a fan of Iowa State for a few decades now. First off, let me say that you're doing great things for Iowa State football. Your energy, coaching, and the big wins from...

CHAMPIONS BOWL: The Rejected Applications

This week, Arlington, TX and New Orleans, LA emerged as the favored cities to host the Champions Bowl. With equally deserving cities like Atlanta, Houston and St. Louis falling by the wayside, it...

WRNL PAC: Where's the Earth Certificate, Oklahoma?

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Seventh in a ten-part series: Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part 5 / Part 6 Hello America, WRNL PAC is back with another dispatch from the heart of Big XII country! It's been a rough week,...

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