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Former Iowa State head coach mentioned with Missouri gig

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Former Iowa State head coach and Cyclone Hall of Famer Tim Floyd is being mentioned with the open gig at Missouri. 

Last week, Frank Haith departed Columbia to become the next head coach at Tulsa. 

On Tuesday night, Jeff Goodman from ESPN.com reported that Floyd, who has been at UTEP for the past four seasons, has emerged as a "strong candidate" to land the Missouri job.

Floyd, who was inducted to the Iowa State Letterwinners Hall of Fame in 2011, coached the Cyclones from 1994-1998. His overall record in Ames was 81-47. Floyd led the Cyclones to three NCAA Tournaments in four seasons.  

Chris Williams

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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 CycloneNation.com (Scout.com). He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, CycloneReport.com 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.