Wide receiver makes pledge to Cyclones

Iowa State’s 2015 recruiting class just picked up its first wide receiver commitment. 


On the day that the Cyclones opened fall camp, Denver Johnson, a 6-foot-3, 208-pound wide out who hails from Oklahoma City (Casady) tweeted the news. 

"I’ve decided to further my education and football career and verbally commit to Iowa State University #CyclONEnation," read the tweet. 

Johnson had been previously committed to Tulsa earlier this summer. According to, he chose the Cyclones over the Golden Hurricane and UAB. 

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.