Kourtlin Jackson announces he’s going to Southern Miss

Good for two former Cyclones. 

Former Iowa State walk-on Kourtlin Jackson is getting a scholarship. Former Fred Hoiberg assistant Doc Sadler is getting a quality player at Southern Mississippi. 

Jackson, a 6-foot-1 soon-to-be senior out of Hoover High School in Des Moines, announced the news on social media Monday. 

"I am going to Southern Miss for my last year of eligibility," Jackson posted on his Instagram page. "I have nothing but love for the coaches, staff,players, and managers that are apart of Iow state men’s basketball program. I will never forget being apart of cycloneNation."

Jackson saw time in eight games last season for the Cyclones. 

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.