Iowa State football: Report card for the 2014 season

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Sep 27, 2014; Ames, IA, USA; Baylor Bears quarterback Bryce Petty (14) runs away from Iowa State Cyclones linebacker Luke Knott (21) at Jack Trice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports

Linebackers: D+

The linebacker corps ended up better than we thought. Not great at all, but Jevohn Miller was the team’s leading tackler until he suffered a season-ending injury that ultimately finished his career with the Cyclones. No, he was nowhere near the level of Jeremiah George or other former Iowa State greats. But he had some great performances, and Luke Knott finished third on the team in total tackles (74) and shows great promise after his sophomore campaign.

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