The preseason Amway Coaches Poll is out. USA TODAY’s Paul Myerberg breaks down the biggest college football story lines from the top 25. USA TODAY
AMES, Iowa — Overrated? Well, you can certainly say that for now, if you want.
Iowa State, ranked 25th for now but not for long, played poorly from start to finish during Saturday’s 31-14 loss against Louisiana at Jack Trice Stadium.
Quarterback Brock Purdy wasn’t good. The offensive line was worse. The Cyclones’ defense was the best unit on the field, but even that wasn’t exactly what anyone would call solid.
And those special teams?
Insert a crazy, head-shaking emoji here. That aspect of the team has been