Report: Klenakis takes job at Louisville

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According to the website, Iowa State offensive line coach Chris Klenakis has been offered and taken same job at Louisville. has been able to confirm the report too through sources. 

Louisville officially hired Bobby Petrino as its head coach on Wednesday. Petrino previously employed Klenakis during his time as the head coach at Arkansas. 

Paul Rhoads has a scheduled press conference for 11:30 this morning in which he will introduce Mark Mangino as Iowa State’s new offensive coordinator. Follow me on Twitter (@ChrisMWilliams) for live updates during the press conference. 

Of course, we will have complete coverage for you 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.