News:James White had just 10 carries for 36 yards as the lead back in the Liberty Bowl as the Cyclones fell to Tulsa 31-17 on Monday.
Analysis:James White finishes the season with 505 yards rushing, two touchdowns and a decent 5.1 yards per carry.
News:James White had six carries for 57 yards in a win over Kansas on Saturday.
Analysis:James White is clearly not the top option as teammates Jeff Woody and Shontrelle Johnson both had more carries than White.
News:James White had 13 carries for 48 yards and a catch for 14 yards in a loss to Texas on Saturday.
Analysis:James White hasn't been able to get in a rhythm for the last several games and is in danger of losing the top spot in the Cyclone backfield.
News:James White finished with four carries for 27 yards in a loss to Oklahoma on Saturday.
Analysis:James White no longer appears to be the top back for the Cyclones, however, it wouldn't take much for him to take that back. Shontrelle Johnson didn't fair much better against a tough Oklahoma defense.
News:James White finished with 10 carries for 42 yards in a win over Iowa State on Saturday.
Analysis:James White looked decent in his return to action since undergoing minor knee surgery several weeks ago. If he's fully healthy he should be able to put up some nice numbers through the rest of the season.
News:James White underwent knee surgery two weeks ago but may return this weekend against Baylor, The Des Moines Register reports.
Analysis:James White is progressing quickly but it sounds like it's 50/50 at best that he will return. Keep a close eye on his status leading up to game time.
News:James White had 11 carries for 53 yards in a win over TCU on Saturday.
Analysis:James White is the top back for the Cyclones but is probably not worth starting in most leagues outside of Big-12 only.
News:James White had nine carries for 57 yards and hauled in four catches for 30 yards in a loss to Texas Tech on Saturday.
Analysis:James White was the lone bright spot on a dismal day offensively for the Cyclones. He's still just a spot starter at best in Big 12-only leagues.
News:James White had just five carries but totaled 72 yards and rumbled for a 56-yard touchdown in Saturday's 37-3 win over Western Illinois. He added three catches for 24 yards.
Analysis: Iowa State had nine different players get carries. Three Cyclone running backs had more carries than starter Shontrelle Johnson. James White could emerge as the top back for the Cyclones but it's possible that they may opt for a committee to share carries.
News:James White had 13 carries for 28 yards and seven catches for 65 yards in Saturdays win.
Analysis:James White's 18 touches were 7 more than teammate Shontrelle Johnson. White is usually the second option for the Cyclones but had a busy day. Johnson will probably remain the top back but White could be a solid option going forward in Big 12-only leagues.
News:James White had one touchdown on ten carries in the Cyclones 38-23 win over Tulsa.
Analysis:James White had 54 yards on the ten carries and looks to be the second option to teammate Shontrelle Johnson.
News: Iowa State had a field day on the ground against Texas Tech. James White had 31 carries for 138 yards and a score and Duran Hollis had 4 carries for 101 yards along with a touchdown.
Analysis: White continues to build on his impressive freshman campaign and Hollis also busted out a big run to contribute to a massive day running the football for the Cyclones.
News: Iowa State announced that running back Shontrelle Johnson, who suffered a neck injury on Oct. 1 against Texas, is expected to miss the rest of the season.
Analysis: Johnson was the number one guy before his injury, but the emergence of James White (plus the injury to Johnson's neck) will cost him a chance at regaining that spot. Hopefully his rehab goes smoother than expected and he'll be able to return by season's end.
News: Iowa State running back Shontrelle Johnson is doubtful to play Saturday against Missouri after missing last weekend's game against Baylor with a neck injury suffered two weeks ago.
Analysis: Johnson has yet to score this season and is averaging 4.8 yards per carry. It looks like freshman James White will be the guy once again - White is averaging 5.5 yards per carry.
News: Iowa State's freshman running back James White had 15 carries for 148 yards, including a 76-yard touchdown scamper in the Cyclones' loss to Baylor.
Analysis: There was no sign of usual starter Shontrelle Johnson, who is battling a neck injury, but games like this from White show that the future is bright for Iowa State.
News: Iowa State running back Shontrelle Johnson ran the ball 18 times for 108 yards and fumbled once while freshman James White only had 35 yards and a 2.7 yards per carry average. However, White found pay-dirt twice Saturday afternoon against Iowa.
Analysis: In the end, White had a bigger fantasy day, but Johnson should really be the one who gets a longer look from fantasy owners. Even with how often Steele takes off running, these two backs combined for 31 carries on the day and Johnson had a much better average.