Video: Barkley Hill commits to ISU’s 2012 class

By Chris Williams, Publisher

Sources are telling that Iowa State picked up its third verbal commitment in the recruiting class of 2012 on Friday.

Barkley Hill, a 6-foot, 190-pound running back out of Cedar Falls, Iowa is that man.

As a junior for Cedar Falls High, Hill ran for 1,795 yards and 26 touchdowns while averaging 7.8 yards per carry.

See Hill’s 2010 highlight video above.

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.