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Iowa State Preview: Defense

Now, to take a look at the strongest part of the Cyclone team, the defense.

The Cyclones' offensive struggles often come at the expense of what has traditionally been a pretty salty defense. But, left on the field for too long, the Cyclones' depth can be exploited, especially now that Iowa State lost arguably the Big 12's top linebacker Jake Knott to shoulder surgery. That means Knott, a senior, has played his last game as a Cyclone. Iowa State's formula isn't hard to... Recommended Stories

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