3 star on rivals: Shawn Curtis - Yahoo! Sports 4 star on ESPN along with the story: Curtis loves Iowa State; Wake next - Football Recruiting - Southeast Region Blog - ESPN Here's the ISU related info. And although Curtis has maintained all five programs being equal it sounds like the Cyclones could be considered the favorite going into the final trip. "Iowa State was amazing actually," Curtis exclaimed. "I was blown away and I enjoyed everything I saw. The new facilities, the weight room is just amazing. "I think Iowa State is just really underrated in terms of a gameday atmosphere. The whole city is so supportive of the team. The fans are out there every week. They love Iowa State football."