Remembering Earle Bruce

Former Iowa State football coach Earle Bruce died this morning. He lead the Cyclones from 1973-78, compiling a 36-32 record. Bruce also guided ISU to back-to-back eight-win seasons and two bowl appearances. He was named Big Eight coach of the year in both 1976 & 1977. Here's a look at a couple of his ISU highlights, starting the Cyclones' win against Nebraska in 1976:

Here's a look back at the Cyclones' 1977 season:

Finally, a brief tribute from Earle's last visit to Ames in 2016: