Cyclones add two more commits on Friday afternoon

At this time last year, Iowa State had one football commitment. 

After West De Pere, Wisc. offensive lineman Kory Kodanko and Raymore-Peculair, Mo. tight end Scott Schaffner pledged their commitments to Iowa State on Friday afternoon, that number for Paul Rhoads’ class of 2014 is already at seven. 

Just last night, Martinez Syria, a running back out of Houston Nimitz committed to Iowa State as well. 

Kodanko’s profile at

Schaffner’s profile at

Iowa State’s Class of 2014

Kody Kodanko, OL, West De Pere, Wisc.
Scott Schaffner, TE, Raymore Peculiar, Mo.
Martinez Syria, RB, Houston Nimitz, Texas 
Sam Seonbuchner, LB, Hartland Arrowhead, Wisc.
Victor Holmes, CB, La Porte, Texas
De’Monte Ruth, CB, Wilmer-Hutchins in Dallas, Texas
Allen Lazard, WR, Urbandale, Iowa 


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.