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Iowa State wide receiver Xavier Hutchinson (8) makes a diving attempt to catch the ball ahead of Louisiana-Lafayette cornerback Asjlin Washington, left, during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Ames, Iowa. The pass fell incomplete. Louisiana-Lafayette won 31-14. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Cyclones head into Big 12 opener at TCU in bounce-back mode

Sep. 22, 2020 5:10 PM EDT

Iowa State knows all too well about picking up the pieces after a heartbreaking loss and getting in the right frame of mind for the next game. The Cyclones are calling on that experience again heading into their Big 12 opener at TCU on Saturday following their home loss to double-digit underdog...

FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy (15) throws a pass in front of Notre Dame defensive lineman Adetokunbo Ogundeji (91) during the first half of the Camping World Bowl NCAA college football game, in Orlando, Fla. Purdy, who led the most productive offense in program history, has the look of a high-round pick if he declares for the NFL draft after his junior year. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

No. 23 Iowa State faces challenging opener vs Ragin' Cajuns

Sep. 10, 2020 1:33 PM EDT

Louisiana-Lafayette at No. 23 Iowa State, Saturday at noon ET (ESPN). Line: Iowa State by 11 1/2. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Iowa State enters the season as a team on the rise after several narrow losses in 2019. The Cyclones face a challenging opener against the two-time defending Sun...

FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy (15) throws a pass in front of Notre Dame defensive lineman Adetokunbo Ogundeji (91) during the first half of the Camping World Bowl NCAA college football game, in Orlando, Fla. Purdy, who led the most productive offense in program history, has the look of a high-round pick if he declares for the NFL draft after his junior year. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

With Purdy leading way, Cyclones look to make some history

Sep. 1, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

Iowa State enters this season coming off one of its best three-year stretches and with the belief it's ready to do something it has never done — make the Big 12 championship game. “I think we're really close,” coach Matt Campbell said. "Being really close and doing it are two different...