Shontrelle Johnson cleared to play in 2012

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By Chris Williams, PublisherFollow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliams  

Shontrelle Johnson is good to go in 2012.

That’s according to the Iowa State Football Twitter feed (@CycloneFB) that posted this announcement early Monday morning.

Iowa State contingent has arrived in Dallas. Coach Rhoads will announce today that Shontrelle Johnson is all cleared medically and will play for the Cyclones this fall.
Johnson, a junior running back out of DeLand, Fla., ran for 218 yards and two touchdowns as a true freshman in 2010. In 2011, Johnson ran for 247 yards in four games before hurting his neck against Texas. Johnson didn’t play a down the rest of the season.
Stay tuned for more on this story in "Monday Musings" later today.

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.