College Football: Cyclones Land Four on USA Today All-American Preseason Team, Hawks Get One

Ames — The Iowa State Cyclone football team keeps hauling in preseason honors.

Yesterday, the Cyclones received four preseason All-Americans.

Breece Hall, Charlie Kolar and Mike Rose were named to the USA Today First Team All-America Preseason Football team.

Safety Greg Eisworth was a second team choice.

Hall has the chance to contend for 2,000 rushing yards this season, after scoring 21 touchdowns and averaging 131 yards on the ground per game last season.

Iowa center and Solon graduate Tyler Linderbaum was a first team choice for the Hawkeyes and is the preseason favorite for the Rimington Trophy, given annually to the nation’s top center.

Clemson leads the way with six picks, while Iowa State has the  four selections.

Iowa State opens their season at home September 4th against Northern Iowa.