We’re still counting down the days until kickoff. Until then…

The Des Moines Register’s Randy Peterson says regents’ approval for the Jack Trice Stadium end zone project is another shot in the arm for ISU foortball: http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/football/2014/06/04/peterson-regents-stadium-approval-another-shot-arm-cyclone-football/9987063/

College football guru Phil Steele has released his all-Big 12 teams (scroll down a bit, it’s there): http://www.philsteele.com/Blogs/2014/JUNE14/DBJune05.html

ESPN’s Brandon Chatmon chats (see what I did there?) with new ISU running backs coach Louis Ayeni: http://espn.go.com/blog/big12/post/_/id/84926/qa-iowa-state-rb-coach-louis-ayeni

CBS Sports’ Dane Brugler breaks down the chances some Cyclones could be drafted by the NFL next year: http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/nfl-draft-scout/24580295/nfl-draft-iowa-state-preview

85. 85 more days until football.