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"There's no question that Seneca Wallace has a chance, but he'll have to have strong performances against Oklahoma, Texas and Nebraska. A sweep over the Big 12 Conference trio, and he can clear a spot on the mantle."
Voters agree that Wallace needs big month of October
Des Moines Register

"I wasn't really thinking, growing up, about…defense. But I'll take it how it came to me."
Keeler: Billups comes up huge…on other side of the ball
Des Moines Register

"It's just so early. I'm not about to be misled by a couple of scores or things that might have happened over the last couple of weeks. We know this Big 12 North is loaded."
Despite early-season run, North title talk too early
Ames Tribune

"No question. I'm sure they (the Trojans) are hoping and wishing that we'll be thinking about Iowa -- reliving that and thinking about the Cy-Hawk Trophy -- or thinking about Nebraska. Then we'll get knocked silly by Troy State."
McCarney, ISU focuses in on Troy State, not Huskers
Waterloo Courier

Remaining in top 25 key for 21st-ranked Cyclones
Cedar Rapids Gazette

ESPN experts rank Wallace high in Heisman watch
Cedar Rapids Gazette

"I'm just happy I got the spot, but I'm in the majority of the games anyway. I've got to take the role of being a leader out there now."
Billups, Young move into starting lineup
Iowa State Daily

It's meant to be an honor, but history shows it can be like seeing a black cat, breaking a mirror, walking under a ladder or all three put together.
Raasch: Heisman curse nothing Wallace should endure
Iowa State Daily

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