Video: Cyclones add punter to recruiting class

Iowa State appears to have found its replacement for Kirby Van Der Kamp next season. 

On Friday afternoon, Whitefish Bay, Wisc. punter Colin Downing verbally committed to the Cyclones. 

Check out the video above for Downing highlights from the Kohl’s Kicking Camp. 

The Kohl’s Kicking Camp currently ranks Downing as the ninth best punter in the class of 2013. 

CLICK HERE to view an in-depth profile and evaluation of Downing’s game. 

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.