Tuesday's Iowa State sports links

"This is a very, very important game for our team and for our program. We're going to try and finish 7-0 at home for the first time in history and we're playing for a bigger and better bowl game."
Notes from Big 12 Teleconference
Des Moines Register

"All I have to do is turn on the tape. They've outscored their last three opponents 162-35 and beat a Navy team 38-0 last week that played Notre Dame to the wire the week before. That should catch our guys' attention."
Future Cyclone opponent has respect of staff, players
Quad City Times

"We're sure not throwing the towel in. This is a hell of a football team."
Difficult stretch aside, McCarney backs his team
Waterloo Courier

Blankenship waits his turn for starting job
Cedar Rapids Gazette

"We've recognized that we might need some extra positions, and we've had conversations with some of their bowls."
More postseason opportunities eyed by conference
Kansas City Star

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