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Cyclones look to run to Glory

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The Iowa State Cyclones have a new offensive coordinator in Waterloo native Courtney Messingham, but the Cyclones offensive philosophy will continue to center on running the ball effectively.

Last year, the Cyclones put up some very good rushing numbers. Iowa State produced 174 yards a game on the ground, averaging 4.2 yards a carry.

The Cyclones also had six players rush for more than 200 yards last season--led by the explosive James White who ran for 743 yards and eight touchdowns.

The Cyclones believe their strength in the running game will come from their combination of speed and power.

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