CFTV: Deon Broomfield embracing new role

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Junior defensive back Deon Broomfield didn’t come to Iowa State with expectations of becoming a "nickel back." 

However, he recently won the starting job doing just that. How did this switch come about? How is Broomfield embracing his new role on the Iowa State football roster?

Deon talks about these questions and more in this CFTV production. 

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.