Former Cyclone Jason Berryman murdered in Texas

Some sad news to report on your Thursday night. 

Former Cyclone defensive star Jason Berryman has been found dead in east Texas, according to TV station KTBS. 

A suspect and motive is still trying to be found. 

Berryman was Iowa State’s team MVP in 2003. He famously recorded four sacks in the 2005 Houston Bowl during Iowa State’s loss to TCU. 

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.