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JOY IN PAIN: Dylan Soehner’s journey to NFL’s doorstep

Former Iowa State tight end Dylan Souehner catches a pass during Pro Day drills on Tuesday, March 23, at the Bergstrom Football Complex. (Photo courtesy Mike Green/Iowa State Athletics Communications)  Dylan Soehner is comfortable with pain.  The former Iowa State tight end and NFL hopeful is certainly accustomed to playing through it.  Last season, the …
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LOW KEY, HIGH OCTANE: Kene Nwanwgu impresses NFL scouts at ISU’s Pro Day

Dec 5, 2020; Ames, Iowa, USA; Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell shakes hands with running back Kene Nwangwu (3) during their football game at Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday. Mandatory Credit: Brian Powers-USA TODAY Sports Low-key demeanor. High-octane ability. We’ve all know that uber-talented Iowa State return man/running back Kene Nwangwu successfully melds these …
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ISU MBB: T.J. Otzelberger is “home” and stoked for the “opportunity of a lifetime”

Feb 22, 2020; San Diego, California, USA; UNLV Rebels head coach T.J. Otzelberger reacts in the second half against the San Diego State Aztecs at Viejas Arena. UNLV won 66-63. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports  Jamie Pollard couldn’t suppress a grin as he delivered a brief statement before today’s press conference for new Iowa …
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Jamie Pollard on ISU’s transtion from the Steve Prohm era: “There’s no short-term fix.”

 “It might take several years …”  Those words from Iowa State Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard in today’s video release in the wake of “parting ways” with sixth-year head coach Steve Prohm had the most impact on me — and most likely, you, too.  “There’s no short-term fix,” said Pollard, who met with Prohm several …
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DEPTH IS THE REASON: ISU DC Jon Heacock on his defense’s continued growth

Oct 3, 2020; Ames, Iowa, USA; Iowa State defensive end Will McDonald IV (9) celebrates a sack during their football game at Jack Trice Stadium. Iowa State would go on to defeat Oklahoma 37-30. Mandatory Credit: Brian Powers-USA TODAY Sports They talked history, scheme, changes to college football and much more. Those elements of the …
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MATT CAMPBELL: “Purpose” and “process” drive Cyclones amid fresh set of high expectations

Dec 5, 2020; Ames, Iowa, USA; Iowa State defensive back Greg Eisworth II (12) celebrates a stop for the ISU defense during their football game at Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday. Iowa State takes a 21-0 lead over West Virginia into halftime. Mandatory Credit: Brian Powers-USA TODAY Sports  How will the Cyclones handle the high …
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ROAD RECAP: No. 18 Red Raiders run roughshod over Cyclones, 81-57, in Lubbock

Iowa State’s Jalen Coleman-Lands brings the ball across the court during the Iowa State men’s basketball game against Texas on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Hilton Coliseum, in Ames. © Kelsey Kremer/The Register via Imagn Content Services, LLC Iowa State’s down to one last shot to avoid a worst-in-program-history 0-18 mark in Big 12 play. …
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MATT CAMPBELL: Deon Broomfield’s return to ISU as safeties coach a “huge win” for program

Jul 21, 2014; Pittsford, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills running back Bryce Brown (35) carries the ball as defensive back Deon Broomfield (46) pursues during training camp at St John Fisher College. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports Deon Broomfield always had a nose for the football. As a standout Iowa State safety, he bowed up …
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MATT CAMPBELL: ISU’s “wholesale changing” approach to spring ball and Trevor Downing is “full go”

Jan 2, 2021; Glendale, AZ, USA; Iowa State’s head coach Matt Campbell jumps into the air celebrating with linebacker Mike Rose (23) after his interception during the second half of the Fiesta Bowl against Oregon at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Patrick Breen-Arizona Republic.  © Patrick Breen/The Republic via Imagn Content Services, LLC Matt Campbell …
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Former ISU TE Dylan Soehner on the ’21 Clones: “They’re gonna surprise a lot of people”

Nov 27, 2020; Austin, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns defensive back Chris Brown (15) makes a tackle against Iowa State Cyclones tight end Dylan Soehner (89) as he gets the first down late in the fourth quarter during an NCAA college football game at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ricardo B. Brazziell-USA TODAY NETWORK  …