Stephenson, a junior from St. Paul, Minn., who switched from the defensive line to the offensive line after transferring from Minnesota, has started every game this season. Dobbins, from Nashville, Tenn. leads Iowa State with 96 tackles. He also has seven tackles for loss, an interception, a sack and has broken up three passes.
Blythe owns an ISU school record 16 TD receptions, compiled in just 23 games. He has 46 receptions for 895 yards and seven touchdowns. His 19.5 yards per reception ranks second nationally. Curvey has made 57 tackles this season, with eight tackles for loss and six sacks. Curvey, a junior from Houston, Texas, scored his third career touchdown Nov. 12 against Colorado on an interception return. Leaders, a senior from Omaha, Neb., owns 259 tackles, four blocked kicks, 14 1/2 sacks, five forced fumbles and has recovered five fumbles. Hicks has started every game this season and has four interceptions to go with his 49 tackles and seven pass breakups.