AMES, Iowa Iowa State director of football operations Brian Schwartze knows all about recruiting. As vice president of player personnel and football operations for the Chicago Rush of the Arena Football League the past four seasons before coming to Ames, Schwartze actively recruited players for the Windy City team. While not exactly the type of recruiting that college coaches do as part of their jobs, nevertheless it was a year-round challenge to find players to keep the Rush among the AFL's best teams.

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