Naz Long inks with I-State

By Chris Williams, Publisher

It is now official.

Naz Long,a  6-foot-4, 195-pound point guard out of Mississauga, Ontario Canada signed a financial aid agreement with Iowa State on Monday morning.

“We evaluated Naz as an outstanding person who has the ability to lead a team at the point guard position,” said Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg in a release. “He’s been a winner everywhere he has been at, playing point guard at the highest level of competition. He’s a great ball-handler who thrives on getting his teammates involved. He’s also a hard worker who has a contagious positive attitude. We can hardly wait to get him on campus.”

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To read the entire Iowa State press release on Naz Long’s signing, CLICK HERE to visit spoke to Long after he committed to the Cyclones on Saturday evening. CLICK HERE to read that piece.

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.