Oklahoma offensive tackle commits to Iowa State

By Chris Williams, PublisherFollow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliams

Whomever Iowa State’s quarterback of the future should be a happy camper today.

That’s because according to sources, Daniel Burton, a 6-foot-4, 270-pound offensive tackle out of Putnam City North High School in Oklahoma City has committed to the Cyclone football program.

According to his profile on, Burton chose Iowa State over offers from Tulsa, Arizona, Oregon State, North Texas, Louisiana-Monroe and Utah State.

Burton officially visited Iowa State the weekend that the Cyclones defeated rival Iowa 44-41 in triple-overtime.

Burton is the second commitment that Iowa State has received in the past week. He joins Iowa City West athlete Charles Rogers on Iowa State’s commitment list, along with 10 other prospects. Burton is the first offensive line prospect to commit to the class.

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.