Cyclones gain three commitments

By Chris Williams, Publisher and the Ames Tribune are reporting three new commitments for Paul Rhoads and the Iowa State football program. According to both publications, two of those commitments came earlier today. Those prospects are Horn (Texas) linebacker Kyle Boyd and Omaha (Neb.) Central wide receiver Teddy Lampkin.

North Mesquite (Texas) defensive back Jared Brackens reportedly committed on Tuesday.

These three prospects put Iowa State’s current number at five for the 2011 recruiting class.

Here’s a look at the positional breakdown so far in the class of 2011.

WR: 1 (Lampkin)

OL: 1 (Brock Dagel)

LB: 2 (Boyd and Jevohn Miller)

DB: 1 (Brackens)

Chris Williams


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 ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, 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.