Friday's Iowa State sports links

"He was just another teacher on our staff. There was nothing to indicate he would be driven to become a great football coach, but I have a feeling that came later."
Snyder's greatness as coach seem from the start
Des Moines Register

McCarney gives extra look at Terry
Cedar Rapids Gazette

"We've got about 50 bowl games collectively on this staff. We didn't turn dumb or stupid all of a sudden. I share disappointment and frustrations with the fans, but I sure don't feel like throwing everything out the window and saying, 'Let's start from scratch, we don't know what the hell we're doing here in Ames.'"
Mac comes to defense of embattled assistants
Ames Tribune

"In life, you've got to make those decisions and you have to make them so they are good decisions. I know this is hard for some people to believe, but my heart will always be in Ames. From that standpoint, every time leaving Iowa State was a difficult thing for me to do."
Loney flourishes at highest level
Ames Tribune

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