COMMIT: Three-star receiver Johnson commits to ISU

Spring football is heating up this week and Matt Campbell’s staff is starting to heat up on the recruiting trail. Class of 2017 three-star wide receiver Josh Johnson tweeted his committment to Iowa State Monday afternoon.


Johnson, a native of Maumelle, Ark., decommitted from Indiana earlier Monday morning. He is rated as a three-star prospect by 247 and the No. 126 wide receiver in the class. has Johnson ranked as the No. 88 receiver in the class.

The 5-foot-11-inch, 170 pounder also held offers from Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Kansas State, Notre Dame, Vanderbilt and several others.

He joins Waterloo, West quarterback Devon Moore and Cedar Rapids, Washington linebacker O’Rien Vance as commits in the 2017 class.

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.