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Bibbs leaves piece of his jersey behind on TD effort

Usually leaving laundry on the field makes for upset players and coaches. In E.J. Bibbs’ case Saturday, it just left everyone in awe.

The Iowa State tight end’s 5-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter of the Cyclones’ 37-30 win over Toledo featured Bibbs’ running through a tackle that left his jersey ripped, with a piece falling to the turf as he tumbled into the end zone.

“He’s a man is what it showed me,” ISU coach Paul Rhoads said of the play. “That’s what I told him when he came off the field. I wish he wouldn’t have let (the defender) tear his jersey and scare the heck out of me like there was a flag down that was undoubtedly going to be on us on a play like that. That was a big-time run.

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