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CFTV: Jamie Pollard explains the Paul Rhoads firing

AMES — Monday morning Iowa State athletics director Jamie Pollard made the news official. Pollard announced Paul Rhoads has been fired as head football coach after seven seasons with the Cyclones. See full-footage of Pollard’s press conference in this CFTV.

Jared Stansbury

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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.