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RECRUITING: Three-star Illinois OT commits to Iowa State

Two days, two commitments for the Iowa State football team. Three-star Libertyville (IL) offensive tackle Tyler Jost has committed to Matt Campbell‘s program, per a source.

Jost is the eleventh best offensive tackle in the Midwest according to Scout.com and the top tackle in Illinois. He holds offers from 13 other schools including Syracuse, Toledo, West Michigan, Harvard and Yale.

The 6-foot-6-inch, 265 pound prospect is the seventh Iowa State commit, the third on the offensive line and first from Illinois. He’s the second commit of the week after Michigan cornerback Richard Bowens III committed to Iowa State on Wednesday.

Stay tuned to CycloneFanatic.com for more on Jost’s committment.

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.