Merry Christmas from our team at Cyclone Fanatic

From our family at Cyclone Fanatic to yours, Merry Christmas Cyclone Nation. 

Iowa State will play in the championship game of the Diamond Head Classic on Christmas night at 7:30 on ESPN2. Until then, we will be spending time with our families. We hope that you do the same. 

Stay warm. Be happy. Tell your familes hello from us and as always, go Cyclones! 

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.