Poll: Who would you start at QB?


The countdown is on. 

By this time next week, Paul Rhoads will have named his starting quarterback for the 2014 season opener against North Dakota State on Aug. 30. Rhoads plans to make a decision at the conclusion of next Saturday’s scrimmage. 

Either Grant Rohach or Sam Richardson is expected to win the job. At media day on Sunday, Rhoads noted that both men are currently on even ground. 

We want your opinion. Don’t tell us who you think will win the job. If you were the head coach, which Cyclone would you name as the lead man?

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.