IWCC running back Wimberly re-commits to Iowa State

AMES — Iowa Western Community College running back Aaron Wimberly verbally committed to Iowa State on Aug. 22.

Wimberly, who ran for 1,150 yards and 13 touchdowns during his sophomore campaign in Council Bluffs, never actually de-committed from Paul Rhoads’ program, but had been taking official visits  to Boise State, TCU and Penn State in recent weeks. 

On Sunday night, Wimberly re-affirmed his commitment to Iowa State via Twitter. 

"Its official Im going to Iowa State #cyclonenation."

Wimberly averaged an impressive 7.4 yards per carry for the JUCO national champion Reivers this season. 

The plan is that he’ll officially sign with Iowa State on Wednesday of this week and attend Iowa State during the spring semester. 

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.