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"They've got eight days to get away and be with their families - give thanks, rest and relax. We've been going since mid-July. They need to get away and get a good break, then come back with some new energy and new enthusiasm and new focus as we get ready for our bowl practices and bowl preparations."
Time away from football next up for Cyclones
Des Moines Register

"We've been doing OK in practice, but we've been really limited in what we've been able to do because of our new guys. The strength of our team is the returning guys, but three of our four best players are new guys."
ISU men open regular season against Coe
Des Moines Register

"I wanted to make sure we came out and played with enthusiasm, and Mary Fox does that."
New starter adds to Cyclone lineup
Des Moines Register

A tale of two seasons for ISU football
Cedar Rapids Gazette

Kohawks relish opportunity at playing D-I opponent
Cedar Rapids Gazette

"We don't really know what is going to happen, but we're going to go there and compete as hard as we can and try to compete in some ways against ourselves. Nobody expects us to win this game, and we could get beat by 25, but that doesn't mean we can't get a lot out of playing this game."
Coe views trip to Ames as one of opportunity
Quad City Times

"There's no such thing as a bad bowl. We just want to go play in a bowl game."
Cyclones left picking themselves up off floor
Omaha World Herald

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