AMES, Iowa - Iowa State secondary coach and recruiting coordinator Chris Ash is in high demand. Ash, who went to five bowl games on the Cyclone football coaching staff between 2000 and 2005, was brought back to Ames by head coach Paul Rhoads. But no sooner had Ash arrived at Iowa State from San Diego State, the Ottumwa native was being pursued as a defensive coordinator by a BCS school.* Ultimately, Ash stayed at ISU and Rhoads breathed a sigh of relief.

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