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"Am I bitter about being fired? No. Am I frustrated how it transpired? Yes. Do I want to go out and beat the heck out of them on Saturday? I don't hold grudges. Is it a game I want to win by 1,000 points? No."
Paying back Kansas not on Allen's to-do list
Des Moines Register

"Judging by that game, it will be a good season. I was so impressed that we came within half a yard against Florida State."
ISU students buying into football squad
Des Moines Register

"That's coach's decision. Either one of those guys can come in and play well for us."
Will it be Rutland or Wagner vs. Kansas?
Ames Tribune

"I sure hope so. I believe it. I really believe it. We have so much character on this team right now. They deserve to get a win like this against a top five team. We're sure gonna have more chances."
McCarney: Victory will come over top-25 team
Waterloo Courier

But strange as it seems, Wallace actually might have improved his Heisman Trophy chances in Iowa State's 38-31 loss Saturday night in the Eddie Robinson Classic. Let's face it: Before this, Wallace wasn't even on the Heisman radar screen.
Cyclone quarterback moves up on prestigious list
Quad City Times

"It's not hard to get past it. We're playing in our Big 12 Conference opener this week. The options are to be 1-0 and be tied for first place in the next month, or we can be 0-1 and sitting in last place for the first month of the season. I know where I'd rather be, and hopefully the team feels the same way."
Jayhawks come into ISU's focus
Quad City Times

ISU gains respect of Big 12 coaches with Florida State effort
Cedar Rapids Gazette

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