Tight ends coach Luke Wells leaves for Utah State

It’s now official. 

Iowa State’s tight ends coach Luke Wells is leaving Ames to become a co-offensive coordinator, recruiting coordinator and tight ends coach at Utah State. Wells’ brother, Matt Wells, was recently named as Utah State’s new head coach. 

Wells was originally hired as a wide receivers coach on Paul Rhoads’ original staff at Iowa State. He coached wide receivers for two seasons and tight ends for two as well. 

For more on this story, CLICK HERE to view a press release that was recently issued by the Utah State athletic department. 

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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.