|Iowa State fires OC Messingham after 3-9 season|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 01 December 2013 10:50|
Coach Paul Rhoads announced Sunday that Messingham and Pope were ''relieved'' of their duties less than 24 hours after Iowa State closed out a 3-9 season with a 52-44 triple-overtime win at West Virginia.
Messingham had been with Rhoads for five seasons, the last two as offensive coordinator. But the Cyclones averaged just 24.8 points a game this season and rank 89th nationally with 143.8 yards rushing per game.
The Cyclones say that Rhoads won't have additional comment on the moves for at least two weeks.