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Meet Ankeny's Brody Brecht, the next must-have wide receiver from Iowa

CLOSE Ankeny junior receiver Brody Brecht discusses his recruitment. He holds offers from Iowa and Iowa State. Matthew Bain, mbain@dmreg.com ANKENY, Ia. — Rick Nelson leans against the fence around Ankeny’s football stadium as sunlight pokes through morning clouds. He watches the last few players from his team amble off the field after practice. He then brings up Allen Lazard. “That guy…

2019 Iowa State positional breakdown: Safety/Star

Defensive back Greg Eisworth attempts an interception during the first half of the Iowa State vs Baylor football game Nov. 10, 2018. Mikinna Kerns/Iowa State Daily Highlighted by 2018 Big 12 first-teamer Greg Eisworth, Iowa State’s safety and “star” position are the backbone of what makes the team’s 3-3-5 defense the best-scoring defense in the…

Peterson: Hoping for a Cy-Hawk matchup on ESPN's 'GameDay'? Here's why it is a very real possibility

CLOSE CLOSE Matt Campbell doesn’t put a lot of stock into preseason expectations. He says his program would have crumbled three years ago if players listened to expectations Randy Peterson, rpeterson@dmreg.com Story Highlights What has to happen for GameDay to consider Cy-Hawk Donald Trump knows his way around Jack Trice Stadium Star-studded teams include Iowa’s…