CFTV: Players react to Rhoads’ firing

Ames — Several players were available Monday after Paul Rhoads‘ press conference. Rhoads was fired on Sunday after seven seasons as Iowa State’s head football coach. He will coach the Cyclones in their last game on Saturday on the road against West Virginia. See what Brock Dagel, Levi Peters, Joel Lanning and Allen Lazard had to say about the coaching change in this CFTV.

Jared Stansbury


Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.