Friday's Iowa State sports links

"That's why you have 11 guys. It's got to be a total team effort as far as gap control, our tackling and our pursuit."
Morency getting plenty of attention in gameplan
Des Moines Register

"We'll see how they're doing. They've definitely improved from a health standpoint, but we'll have to see as practice goes along."
Yelk could miss fourth straight game
Ames Tribune

"We have to help this team with our offense and try to keep the ball in our favor. Hopefully, we'll get the running game going and that will help our defense out."
ISU's run game key in Stillwater
Omaha World Herald

"His confidence level, you sense and you feel, is like a guy who has been in the program for a couple of years. He plays with great passion, great enthusiasm, great confidence. And he's just scratched the surface ... of the kind of player he's going to be."
Blythe brings veteran mindset to offense
Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier

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