Grant Rohach invited to Elite 11 competition

By Chris Williams, Publisher

The future at quarterback looks bright in Ames.

Grant Rohach is blowing up.

Rohach, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound signal caller out of Moorpark, Calif. and 2012 Iowa State commitment has been selected to participate in the prestigious Elite 11 quarterback competition.

Rohach will head to the campus of Pepperdine University with 23 other quarterbacks from July 18-22.

Past Elite 11 competitors include Mark Sanchez, Matt Cassel, Matthew Stafford, Josh Freeman, Troy Smith, Vince Young, Matt Leinart, Tim Tebow, Blaine Gabbert and more.

To view this year’s Elite 11 roster, CLICK HERE.


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.