Monday's Iowa State sports links

"Pretty soon it's going to happen. This is going to be a breakout year in that respect."
Beating ranked team would silence ISU's critics
Des Moines Register

If the Cyclones go 4-1 out-of-conference, you can start thinking about postseason possibilities. A second non-league loss, anywhere, could really hurt. Iowa State must get off to a fast start - five of its first seven games are in Ames.
Cyclones, Hawkeyes could make another run at postseason
Des Moines Register

Legendary coach built Seminoles from bottom up
Cedar Rapids Gazette

"At most places you go 8-4 and they throw a parade. Here, I've spent the offseason running around apologizing for the 8-4 record we had last season. I guess I'd rather have it that way, though. It means that things have been going pretty well, but last season did leave us all feeling like we could have done more. Our team is a pretty motivated one."
Seminoles ready to erase memory of last season's setbacks
Quad City Times

"We've been rotating around and Sage got a chance to go in at the end tonight and do some great things. So we're all happy for him."
Redskins' quarterback dual still has no victor
Washington Post

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