Report: Defensive tackle Garcia will sign with Iowa State

According to Chris Nee of, a Tampa, (Fla.) Jesuit defensive lineman is set to sign with Iowa State tomorrow. That prospect is Robert Garcia, 247 lists at 6-foot-3, 260 pounds.  

As of 10 days ago, Garcia was verbally committed to South Florida. He officially visited Iowa State the weekend of Jan. 25. 

Should Garcia sign with the Cyclones, he’d be the fourth defensive lineman in the class and the 24th prospect overall. 

Iowa State’s Class of 2013

Trevor Hodge, QB, Perris, (Calif.) Citrus Hill
Kamari Syrie, DB, Hurst, (Texas) L.D. Bell
Emmanuel Bibbs, TE, Arizona Western C.C.
Jacob Homa, OL, Brookfield, (Wisc.) Central
Alex Leslie, TE, New Braunfels, (Texas)
Tyler Brown, RB, Lakeland, (Fla.) Lake Gibson
D.A. Williams, DB, St. Augustine, (Fla.)
Justin Webster, ATH, Houston, (Texas) Northland Christian
J.D. Waggoner, DE, Dallas, (Texas) Jesuit
Brandon Harris, WR, Cedar Hill, (Texas)
Nick Severs, OL,  Macomb, (Ill.)
Joel Lanning, QB, Ankeny, Iowa
Aaron Wimbely, RB, Iowa Western Community College
Brian Mills, LB, East Ridge, (Fla.) Clermont
Bryan Ajumobi, WR, South Grand Prairie, (Texas) Grand Prairie 
Ryan Glenn, OL, Waukee, Iowa
Vernell Trent, DE, Jacksonville, (Fla.) Forrest 
Shawn Curtis, OL, Orlando, (Fla.) Olympia
Rodney Coe, DL, Iowa Western C.C. 
Alton Meeks, LB, Orlando, (Fla.) Dr. Phillips 
Jake Campos, OL, West Des Moines, (Iowa) Valley
Kamari Cotton-Moyta, DB, Bakersfield, (Calif.) Ridgeview 
Justin Madison, LB, Tampa, (Fla.) Robinson 
Robert Garcia, OL, Tampa, (Fla.) Jesuit

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.