• Fanatics -

    Thank you for your patience today and welcome to the newest version of Cyclone Fanatic!

    Most of the changes we have made are very simple, but will greatly improve your user experience while visiting the website.

    We have upgraded our forum software to speed things up. Our homepage is much cleaner and should be even more mobile friendly than before.

    We appreciate your loyalty and are committed to not only keeping Cyclone Fanatic in tip-top shape, but continuing to build this community for the next decade and beyond.

    We ask that if you are experiences any glitches to let us know in this thread . Will will be diligently working on the site all day.

    Thanks again.

    Chris Williams - Publisher
Football

JUCO linebacker gives Paul Rhoads an early Christmas gift

Last week, Iowa State football found possible replacements for Jacques Washington and Deon Broomfield on the JUCO trail. On Tuesday night, Jeremiah George’s substitution very well might have been landed.

Jordan Harris, a 6-foot-2, 225-pound middle linebacker out of Copiah-Lincoln C.C. in Wesson, Miss. gave his verbal commitment to Iowa State head coach Paul Rhoads via the telephone.

“Coach Rhoads told me that this was an early Christmas present for him,” Harris told CycloneFanatic.com. “It made me feel like I was their top guy and everything has been based around me.”

Harris had an official visit scheduled at Cincinnati for this upcoming weekend but has decided to cancel it due to his confidence about wanting to become a Cyclone. Harris’ primary recruiter, Iowa State defensive coordinator Wally Burnham, and a tradition of strong linebackers in Ames were major reasons for that. 

“You can’t compare the linebackers of Iowa State with any other linebackers,” Harris said. “They have had first team All-Big 12 linebackers for the last four or five years. That means a lot to me. It gives me a lot to work for in the off-season.”

Harris said that Burnham is scheduled to visit him at Copiah-Lincoln on Wednesday.  

With the departure of Jeremiah George, Iowa State’s middle linebacker position is currently wide open and there is no reason to think that Harris won’t be the front-runner to land that starting spot when the Cyclones host North Dakota State in 2014’s season-opener.

Harris will be on Iowa State’s campus this January and plans to participate in spring drills.

Recent Posts