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Linebacker Alton Meeks no longer a Cyclone


AMES — Linebacker Alton Meeks is on longer an Iowa State Cyclone and intends to transfer elsewhere.

 ISU athletics spokesperson Mike Green confirmed the news Wednesday afternoon.

 Meeks, a 6-3, 244-point converted quartenrback, earned the starting middle linebacker spot out of fall camp last season, but saw that role last just two games. The sophomore-to-be finished 2014 with 12 tackles and a forced fumble.

 Spring football starts Tuesday and Cyclone coach Paul Rhoads is scheduled to speak during next Monday’s winter sports news conference. 



Rob Gray


Rob, an Ames native, joined Cyclone Fanatic in August, 2014 after nearly a decade and a half of working at Iowa's two largest newspapers. He spent 10 years at the Des Moines Register and, after a brief stint in public relations, joined the Cedar Rapids Gazette as an Iowa State correspondent three years ago. Rob specializes in feature stories for CF.