RECRUITING: 2016 unofficial set for Monday night

Well this is kind of interesting. 


That’s a Tweet from Cameron Lard, a 6-foot-8, 215-pound power forward prospect out of New Orleans. 

A source confirmed to Cyclone Fanatic on Sunday night that Lard, a 2016 prospect, will indeed be unofficially visiting Iowa State when the Cyclones host Chicago State on Monday (7 p.m. on 

What’s this mean?

Well, Iowa State does technically have two scholarships open right now so they could potentially sign the kid. 

According to his profile at, Lard claims offers from Baylor, Kansas State, LSU, and a handful of mid-majors. 

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.