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Gridiron Staff Picks: Texas

Iowa State takes on Texas, and the Daily’s sports editors (along with a special guest) have made their selections.  2019-2020 Assistant Sports Editor Matt Belinson. Caitlin Yamada/ Iowa State Daily Matt Belinson, Assistant Sports Editor (6-3) Iowa State 32, Texas 21 Iowa State has found itself riding a two-game losing streak after tough fourth quarter…

Iowa State’s Brock Purdy is ‘going to be a monster,’ Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando says

CLOSE Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy received the ultimate praise from his coach after after last Saturday’s big fourth quarter Randy Peterson, rpeterson@dmreg.com How much respect does Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando have for Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy, of whom he will see plenty during Saturday’s game at Jack Trice Stadium? A bunch, according…

Cyclones sign best recruiting class in program history

Iowa State guard Maggie Espenmiller-McGraw dribbles the ball in the corner against Southern on Nov. 7. The Cyclones beat the Jaguars 69-36. Collin Maguire/ Iowa State Daily Coming into this year, the Iowa State women’s basketball program had never signed a top-10 recruiting class nationally, according to ProspectsNation.com.  However, it was announced Wednesday that the…

Xavier Foster chooses Cyclones over Hawkeyes

Iowa State men’s basketball got the week off to a strong start Monday morning with a big in-state recruiting victory.  Four-star 2020 recruit Xavier Foster of Oskaloosa announced at his high school that he was commiting to the Cyclones, choosing Iowa State over his other finalist — the Iowa Hawkeyes. Xavier Foster commits to Iowa…