Football lands first commitment of 2013


By Chris Williams, Publisher

The Iowa State football program has picked up its first verbal commitment for the class of 2013.

Early Friday evening, Perris (Calif.) Citrus Hill quarterback Trevor Hodge tweeted the news.

"Just committed to ISU !!!!! Continuing the same Dream but @ Iowa State Cyclone," read the tweet.

Hodge is a 6-foot-2, 190-pound dual-threat quarterback who led Citrus Hill to a 12-1 record a season ago. Hodge threw for over 2,000 yards and 16 touchdowns with nearly a thousand yards on the ground as well.

According to his profile at, Iowa State is Hodge’s only scholarship offer at this time.

You can view Hodge’s junior season highlight video up above.

Chris Williams


Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is 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 ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. 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.