TALKIN’ WITH TRON: Keeping it real

By Chris Williams, Publisher

I’ll be heading down to Kansas City later on today for the Big 12  men’s basketball media day. A big thanks goes out to our good friends at Wilson Toyota in Ames for that fanatics! They stepped up to the plate to sponsor our coverage of the event. Before we get into a lot of basketball topics though, check out this week’s "Talkin’ with Tron" segment here at Tron Smith has some thoughts on Iowa State’s football season, Turner Gill and other Big 12 topics. Enjoy.

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.