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"We have an unbelievable challenge. We're facing the No. 12 team in America - a fantastic football team that's outscoring people by about 45-11 through the first nine games. Enough said - that's how dominant they can be. It's going to be a major challenge."
Tough obstacle in way of ISU's title hopes
Des Moines Register

"I've been there. So many things go into it, and the timetable can make it tough."
McCarney, Snyder sympathize with Baylor's Steele
Quad City Times

Snyder takes pleasure from watching former coaching mates succeed
Cedar Rapids Gazette

"It's very satisfying, but the way I look at right now is we expect that. We just have to try and keep going. We go down to Manhattan next week, and we'll try to get a better bowl."
Cyclones thoughts on North, while heading south to Kansas State
Waterloo Courier

"They have that defensive tradition that has been built there under (Coach) Bill Snyder. Regardless of who the coordinator is, they're relentless, they're tenacious, they play with great effort all the time, they have tremendous team speed."
Elliott, Snyder very familiar to ISU, McCarney
Omaha World Herald

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