Wednesday's Iowa State sports links

"Brant's been an amazing story. He's only been here four months and he's starting in the Big 12 . . . I've never had a kid on the team like that."
Brant making huge impact along offensive front
Des Moines Register

"I was like, "Geez, I couldn't believe it. It was more a shocking feeling than anything else."
Vander Sanden slides over to center
Des Moines Register

True freshman lineman to start Saturday
Cedar Rapids Gazette

"It's just amazing to see how he can make that fast of a transition because I know I couldn't have at that point. He takes in everything, gets coached well, then just performs on the field. Nothing fazes him, it seems like. He takes to coaching and keeps improving."
ISU's Brant adapts quickly to college life in Ames
Omaha World Herald

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