Iowa State hasn't had the illustrious history that many college football teams and fans have come to enjoy and cherish. But that fact alone does not mean that Iowa State hasn't had its share of exciting moments or exciting players.
In 2001, junior quarterback, Seneca Wallace transferred from Sacramento City College to Ames, Iowa to become an Iowa State Cyclone.
While many people outside of the college city of Ames may not have heard of Seneca Wallace, within city limits, and within the confines of Jack Trice Stadium, Wallace became a hero—the embodiment of the Iowa State Cyclones.
As a junior and a newcomer to the Cyclones in 2001, Seneca Wallace took the Cyclones to their second bowl game since 1978. A drought that fans were ready to rid themselves of.
When 2002 came around, expectations were high for this young football team and Seneca Wallace in general... And then it happened... This small town team and QB was put into the national spotlight because of a single play... And a rise in the polls to No. 9, which would be where they peaked.
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