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Cyclones add two to 2012 class

lg FOOTBALL RECRUITING UPDATE

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherFollow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliams

Iowa State hosted four official visitors over the weekend. Two of them committed.

If you go strictly off of offer lists alone, Damien Lawry, a 6-foot, 175-pound prospect out of Dallas (Texas) A Maceo Smith, will be one of the headliners of Iowa State’s 2012 recruiting class. According to his database profile at Rivals.com, the three-star prospect boasts offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, Baylor, Cal, Clemson, Colorado, Colorado State, Houston, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kansas State, Notre Dame, TCU, Tennessee, Texas A&M and Utah.

Rivals.com ranks Lawry as the 39th best "athlete" in the 2012 class.

CLICK HERE to view his ESPN.com profile.

Iowa State also added depth to its situation at linebacker over the weekend with the commitment of Darius White, a 6-foot-1, 230-pound prospect out of Bradenton (FL) Manatee H.S..

According to White’s profile at Rivals.com, he has additional offers from Indiana, Florida International, Florida Atlantic, Central Florida and Western Kentucky.

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Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old CycloneNation.com (Scout.com). He has also served as a columnist for the Ames Tribune, a reporter for CycloneReport.com and is the former sports director at KMA Radio in Shenandoah, Iowa. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever, Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.