Position Focus: Running back

There probably isn’t a deeper position on the 2013 Iowa State football roster than running back. 

The fact that Iowa State has so many options make the position an intriguing one to break down. That’s exactly what Austen Arnaud and I do in this installment of our "Position Focus" series. 

Who will get the most carries?

How might Iowa State uniquely use each individual back? 

Enjoy this installment of "Position Focus." 

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.