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“We all know we’ve to show the web page after this to proceed to have the success that we’re having.”
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Iowa State Cyclones linebacker Marcel Spears Jr. (42) celebrates his interception to seal the sport, beating TCU at Jack Trice Stadium Saturday, Oct. 26, 2017, in Ames, Iowa. ISU defeated TCU 14-7(Photograph: Rodney White/The Register)Purchase Photograph

AMES, Ia. — For the second-straight week, Iowa State linebacker Marcel Spears Jr. made an enormous fourth-quarter interception that helped safe a Cyclones win.

And for the second-straight week, Spears was honored because the Mbadive 12 Convention’s Defensive Participant of the Week.

The redshirt sophomore picked up the weekly honor Monday after tallying 9 whole tackles and a key fourth-quarter interception with 1:16 remaining in Iowa State’s 14-7 win over then-No. four Texas Christian.

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It is nothing new for Spears, who has been a key contributor in Iowa State’s four-game profitable streak. Throughout Iowa State’s 31-13 win at Texas Tech on Oct. 21, Spears tallied a fourth-quarter choose six that helped finish the Pink Raiders’ hopes for a comeback.

Spears flew below the radar throughout his first two seasons with the Cyclones. He appeared in 11 video games final season however did the majority of his work on particular groups and did not even make an look on Iowa State’s depth chart till this season.

As soon as Spears received on the depth chart, he earned a beginning spot, and he is not able to relinquish it. Spears ranks fourth within the Mbadive 12 and 40th nationally in tackles per recreation at eight.eight. He’s additionally tied for the workforce lead in compelled fumbles with two.

It is the fourth-straight week an Iowa State participant has been honored by the league. Joel Lanning (Defensive Participant of the Week) and Kyle Kempt (Offensive Participant of the Week) picked up honors after Iowa State’s win at then-No. three Oklahoma. Trever Ryen (Particular Groups Participant of the Week) earned an honor for his play the next week in opposition to Kansas.

Iowa State, now ranked No. 16, will play at West Virginia on Saturday.

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Iowa State followers storm the sphere at Jack Trice Stadium after the Cyclones beat TCU on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, in Ames.
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The Cyclones are trying towards a Mbadive 12 title after a 14-7 win over TCU on Saturday.
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Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell discusses his workforce’s steady progress after beating TCU, 14-7, on Saturday.
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Head coach Matt Campbell discusses Iowa State’s progress after a 14-7 win over TCU.
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“Any time you may stop groups from scoring, clearly, your possibilities of profitable are larger.”
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  • Iowa State fans storm Jack Trice after the Cyclones beat No. 4 TCU

    Iowa State followers storm Jack Trice after the Cyclones beat No. four TCU

  • Matt Campbell talks about Iowa State’s successful October

    Matt Campbell talks about Iowa State’s profitable October

  • Iowa State coach Matt Campbell talks about what’s coming in November

    Iowa State coach Matt Campbell talks about what’s coming in November

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    Fast Response: Iowa State 14, No. four TCU 7

  • ‘This is happening because of player ownership’

    ‘That is taking place due to participant possession’

  • ‘Attitude, effort and discipline still matter’

    ‘Perspective, effort and self-discipline nonetheless matter’

  • Joel Lanning talks about ISU's most important win since 2005

    Joel Lanning talks about ISU’s most necessary win since 2005

  • Matt Campbell discusses his defense’s performance against TCU

    Matt Campbell discusses his protection’s efficiency in opposition to TCU

  • Iowa State’s defense continuing to grow

    Iowa State’s protection persevering with to develop

  • Marcel Spears Jr. on his big pick in the Cyclones' win over No. 4 TCU

    Marcel Spears Jr. on his mbadive choose within the Cyclones’ win over No. four TCU

  • Iowa State Knocks Off No. 4 TCU in Ames

    Iowa State Knocks Off No. four TCU in Ames