Football

SI projects bowl game for the Cyclones

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In an offseason full of glass half-empty chatter regarding the 2014 Iowa State football team, Sports Illustrated threw the Cyclones a slider on Thursday morning. 

The publication released its bowl projections and sure enough, Iowa State was listed as a Cactus Bowl (formerly the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl) participant on Jan. 2 vs. Oregon State. 

CLICK HERE to view SI’s bowl projections. 

Chris Williams

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Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He 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 served as a columnist for the Ames Tribune, a reporter for CycloneReport.com and is the former sports director at KMA Radio in Shenandoah, Iowa. 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.