Cyclone Fanatic Radio: 12-8 Call-In Show Podcast

Chris Williams, Austen Arnaud and Tron Smith reflect on Tom Herman’s departure from the Iowa State coaching staff.

Plus, Matt Abdelmassih and Billy Fennelly join us for hoops conversation on the Call-In Show from Kippy’s Place in Elkhart.

Here’s the podcast.

12-8 Call-In Show: Segment 1

12-8 Call-In Show: Segment 2

12-8 Call-In Show: Segment 3

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.