CFTV: Sam Richardson named starter; Paul Rhoads explains why


Paul Rhoads named junior Sam Richardson as his starting quarterback for Iowa State’s season opener vs. North Dakota State on Aug. 30 earlier today. 

Why? See for yourself here in this CFTV production featuring Rhoads and Richardson. 

Jared Stansbury


Jared is in his fifth year covering Iowa State football and basketball for Cyclone Fanatic. He's the site's lead reporter for ISU recruiting. He worked as the site's intern for three years while studying Journalism in Iowa State's Greenlee School of Journalism. He started as the full-time staff writer in May 2016. Jared has spent five falls covering Iowa high school football as a reporter for KMA Radio, 1460 KXNO and 1430 KASI. He's the sideline reporter for KASI's Ames High football broadcasts and has appeared frequently on the station's baseball broadcasts during the summer.