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Gridiron Club Spring Game Multimedia

Iowa State held its annual Gridiron Club Spring Game inside Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday, wrapping up the 2012 spring practice session. Click the links below for recap information.

Link: GAME RECAP

Paul Rhoads Post-Game Media Conference

 

Highlights

 

Player Interviews

 

Live Spring Game Blog Archive



Friday, April 13: Spring Practice No. 14

The Iowa State football team met for its last regular practice of Spring Football. The Cyclones play in the Cyclone Gridiron Club Spring Game tomorrow at 2 p.m. in Jack Trice Stadium. Click the embedded media player below for a post-practice interview with offensive coordinator Courtney Messingham. Check back to cyclones.com for complete coverage of the Spring Game, including our live game blog, highlights and interviews.

Courtney Messingham Post-Practice Interview

Thursday, April 12: Spring Practice No. 13

The Iowa State football team met on the Johnny Majors Practice Field Thursday for its thirteenth practice of Spring Football. The Cyclones have just one practice left on Friday afternoon before the Cyclone Gridiron Club Spring Game Saturday at 2 p.m. in Jack Trice Stadium. Click the embedded media player below a post-practice interview with defensive coordinator Wally Burnham or check out the links below for a few drills from practice this afternoon.

Wally Burnham Post-Practice Interview

 Wide Receivers |  Quarterbacks |  String Out Drill |  Kick-Off Tackling

Click the embedded media player below for a short feature on wide receivers coach Todd Sturdy. Sturdy joined the Iowa State football staff this spring after serving as the offensive coodinator at Eastern Washington (2007) and Washington State (2008-2011).

Meet Todd Sturdy


 

Tuesday, April 10: Paul Rhoads Spring Media Conference No. 2/ Practice No. 12

Head coach Paul Rhoads met with the media today for the second press conference of Spring Football. Click the embedded media player below for a archive of today's media conference. Or watch some highlights from today's practice by clicking the links below. The Iowa State football team plays in the Spring Game this Saturday in Jack Trice Stadium. Click the links below for interviews from a few players from both the print and broadcast rooms.

 Funnel Drill |  Box Tackling Drill |  Linebackers |  Offensive Line |  Running Backs & Linebackers

Paul Rhoads Media Conference No. 2 Archive

Player Interviews

 Broadcast Room (Offense) |  Broadcast Room (Defense)
 Print Room (Offense) |  Print Room (Defense)

 

Saturday, April 7: Scrimmage No. 2

The Iowa State football team held its second scrimmage of Spring Football on Saturday in Jack Trice Stadium. Click the links below for a few photos from today's scrimmage and post-scrimmage interviews with running backs coach Kenith Pope and head coach Paul Rhoads.

Paul Rhoads Post-Scrimmage Interview

Kenith Pope Post-Scrimmage Interview

Scrimmage No. 2 Photos

Friday, April 6: Spring Practice No. 10

The Iowa State football team was back on the Johnny Majors Practice Field Friday for practice number ten. Click the links below for highlights from the day's practice or click the embedded media player for a post-practice interview with secondary coach Troy Douglas. The Cyclones will have a closed scrimmage Saturday, but check back to cyclones.com for photos and post-scrimmage interviews with Paul Rhoads and running backs coach Kenith Pope.

Troy Douglas Post-Practice Interview

 Running Backs |  Defensive Ends |  Linebackers |  Run Pursuit Drill

 

Thursday, April 5: Spring Practice No. 9

The Cyclones practiced outside Thursday afternoon on the Johnny Majors Practice Field for the ninth practice of Spring Football. Click the embedded media player below for a post-practice interview with wide receivers coach Todd Sturdy. Click the links below for a few practice clips from today.

Todd Sturdy Post-Practice Interview

 Kickers |  Box Tackling |  Tight Ends |  Quarterbacks & Wide Receivers

 

Tuesday, April 3: Spring Practice No. 8

The Iowa State football team met for its eigth practice Tuesday afternoon in the Bergstrom Indoor Training Facility. Click the embedded media player below for a post-practice interview with Shane Burnham. Or click the links below for some highlights from today's practice.

Shane Burnham Post-Practice Interview

 Offensive Line |  Rabbit Drill |  Defensive Tackles |  Running Backs
 Wide Receivers/Defensive Backs

Click the embedded media player below to see a short feature on new defensive backs coach Troy Douglas

Meet Troy Douglas

 

Saturday, March 31: Scrimmage Inside Jack Trice Stadium

The Iowa State football team held its first outdoor scrimmage of spring ball inside Jack Trice Stadium Saturday. Click the links below for a few photos from today's scrimmage and a post-scrimmage interview from head coach Paul Rhoads.

Paul Rhoads Post-Scrimmage Interview

 

Scrimmage Photos

 

Thursday, March 29: "Mic'd Up" With Wide Receivers Coach Todd Sturdy

New wide receivers coach Todd Sturdy wore a mic for us at Tuesday's practice. Click the embedded media player below to see this "Mic'd Up" feature as well as a post-practice interview with tight ends coach Luke Wells.

Mic'd Up With Todd Sturdy

Luke Wells Post-Practice Interview

 

Tuesday, March 27: Paul Rhoads Spring Media Conference No. 1/Practice No. 5

Head coach Paul Rhoads met with the media during his first media conference of spring football thus far. Click the embedded media player below to see an archive of it. Select players were also made available for interviews and those clips with the offense and defense in both print and broadcast rooms are available below. The team also conducted its fifth practice of spring ball inside the Bergstrom Indoor Training Facility. A few practice clips are also available below.

 Offensive Line/Defensive Line |  Wide Receivers/Defensive Backs |  Defensive Ends
 Linebackers | Defensive Backs

Paul Rhoads Media Conference Archive

Player Interviews

 Broadcast Room (Offense) |  Broadcast Room (Defense) |  Print Room (Offense) |  Print Room (Defense)

 

Saturday, March 24: Practice No. 4

The Iowa State football team practiced outside on the Johnny Majors Practice Field for the first time on a beautiful Saturday in Ames. Click the links below for a few practice clips. Head coach Paul Rhoads will have his first press conference of spring ball on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Fans can watch that live at cyclones.com. Post-practice interviews will resume Thursday.

Funnel Drill

Other Practice Clips

 Inside Running |  Offensive Line |  Defensive Backs |  Kickers

 

Friday, March 23: Practice No. 3

The Iowa State football team practiced in full pads for the first time Friday inside the Bergstrom Indoor Practice Facility. Click the links below for a post-practice interview with defensive ends coach Curtis Bray as well as a few clips from practice.

Practice No. 3

 Defensive Tackles |  Box Tackling |  Special Teams Open Field |  Wide Receivers/Defensive Backs

Curtis Bray Post-Practice Interview

 

Thursday, March 22: Spring Practice No. 2

The Iowa State football team met for the second time Thursday afternoon in the Bergstrom Indoor Facility. Click the embedded media player below for a post-practice interview with Offensive Line Coach Bill Bleil. Click the links for a few position drills from today's practice. The Cyclones next practice will be on Friday.

Bill Bleil Post-Practice Interview

Practice Highlights

 Quarterbacks |  Quarterbacks and Wide Receivers |  Defensive Backs |  Defensive Ends

 

Tuesday, March 20: Pro Day and First Practice

Coach Rhoads met with the media prior to today's first practice. Click the embedded media player below for Rhoads' complete interview as well as a clip of him speaking to the team prior to the first practice. A few brief shots of today's practice are also available below. We'll pick up coverage again on Thursday.

Rhoads Addresses Team Prior To Practice



Paul Rhoads Pre-Practice Interview



Practice Highlights

 Wide Receivers |  Running Backs |  Defensive Tackles |  Offensive Line

 

Iowa State just completed its NFL Pro Day for seniors on last year's team. Scouts from 29 NFL teams were in attendance.

>> Here are the offical results for those former Iowa State players who participated

Click the embedded media players below for highlights from the workout and post-workout interviews with OL Kelechi Osemele and DB Leonard Johnson.

Pro Day Highlights 2012



Osemele Interview



Johnson Interview

 

The following Iowa State players worked out for pro scouts:

DB Ter'ran Benton, WR Darius Darks, OL Hayworth Hicks, DB Leonard Johnson, DE Jake Lattimer, DE Patrick Neal, OL Kelechi Osemele, WR Darius Reynolds, DT Stephen Ruempolhamer, LB Matt Ta'fo'ou, LS Dakota Zimmerman.

In case you don't follow us on Twitter (@CycloneFB), here are a few notes from today's workout:

40-Yard Dash
- ISU strength staff times Leonard Johnson unofficially at 4.54 in the 40 yard dash. Jake Lattimer impresses with a 4.68 unofficially.

Vertical Jump
- Leonard Johnson verts 35 on his second try and Kelechi Osemele jumps 27 on his second.

- Ter'ran Benton verts 35 1/2 and broad jumps 10 1/2.

Bench Press
- Pat Neal does 33 reps and Kelechi Osemele follows up with 36!

- Hayworth Hicks just did an impressive 35 reps on bench press...Hayworth Hicks just did an impressive 35 reps on bench press...

Measurements
- Leonard Johnson measures just short of 5'11", weighs in at 194. Kelechi Osemele at 6'5"324. Hayworth Hicks weighed in at 329.

Pro Day Photos

The first practice begins at around 3:15 p.m., and we'll post interviews with head coach Paul Rhoads, select interviews with players as well as a few practice drills from the first day.

 

Tuesday, March 19: Spring Previews

Click the link below for a three-part series featuring spring football position groups, starting with special teams.

>> March 17: Offense
>> March 17: Defense
>> March 16: Special Teams

 

Tuesday, March 6: Heights and Weights Adjusted From Winter Conditioning

We received a spreadsheet from Director of Strength and Conditioning Yancy McKnight that has updated heights/weights after the winter testing period. Click the link below to see the updated electronic roster

>> Electronic football roster

 

Tuesday, Feb. 28: Roster Additions and Number Changes

Number Changes/Additions
The cyclones.com staff received a jersey number roster from our equipment staff last week. The following list includes jersey numbers for new members of the team, as well as number changes from last season. Players in bold played last year and have changed numbers.

Number Additions/Changes
Name
Old
New
Barnett, Jared
16
7
Bundrage, Quenton
11
9
Ferch, Drake
-
34
Goff, Joey
-
46
Lemke, Devin
4
85
Morrissey, Cory
-
48
Mutcherson, T.J.
-
22
Stokes, Clifford
-
7

 

 

 

 

Training Camp Links

>> Alphabetical Roster (Updated March 21)
>> Numerical Roster (Updated March 21)
>> Electronic Roster (Updated March 21)
>> 2012 Schedule
>> Spring Outlook
>> Depth Chart (Updated March 19)


Practice Schedule*

Spring Football Schedule
S
M
T
W
Th
F
S
-
-
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14

* practice days are in dark gray



Important Dates

>> Pro Day (morning of Tuesday, March 20)
>> Practice Begins (afternoon of Tuesday, March 20)
>> Spring Game (Saturday, April 14)

 

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