Questions have surrounded the Iowa State offensive front after the recent injury of Bob Montgomery, and when the coaching staff went searching for a replacement in the form of reserve defensive linemen, those concerns spread to the opposite side of the ball. At least a few of those questions had answers after head coach Dan McCarney's Tuesday press conference in Ames.
August 26, 2003
It was a defensive sack fest throughout much of Iowa State's team pass drills on Wednesday, but thanks to a late scoring drive engineered by quarterback Austin Flynn the offense gained some momentum coming out of the Cyclones' 13th practice of the spring.
April 16, 2003
Some early fireworks on the offensive side made way to a stout defense performance Saturday afternoon, as both sides of the Iowa State team experienced success in the biggest scrimmage yet this spring. And despite near-freezing temperatures and spots of snow on the field, the Cyclones put together one of their best days since workouts began March 26.
April 5, 2003
After seeing the defense gain an advantage in two previous workouts this week, Iowa State's offense made some memorable plays in Friday afternoon's practice. And even though the Cyclones were pushed inside for the second time in six spring practices, offensive coaches were happy to see a valuable facet of their offense return in a big way Friday.
April 4, 2003
Some familiar names and some not so familiar played a big part in Iowa State's defense gaining the upper hand Monday afternoon. John Skladany's unit pressured the quarterback and got a few sacks, then made some interceptions and pass deflections in the secondary.
March 31, 2003
A few strengths of Iowa State's 2003 football squad figure to be its experience and huge senior class. While that may be the case, the Cyclones open spring football Wednesday afternoon anxious for the competition to begin. Coaches will have their eyes fixed on the competition at various positions.
March 25, 2003