RECRUITING: Iowa State offers son of HOF linebacker

The Iowa State football coaching staff has been looking to add another linebacker to their class of 2017 after former commit Breydon Boyd and the program parted ways a couple weeks ago. Their plan with that linebacker spot might be starting to come togther.

Three-star, Tampa, Florida native, and son of NFL Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks, Decalon Brooks has picked up an offer from the Cyclones.


The 5-foot-10-inch, 195 pound, prospect is rated as the No. 50 linebacker in the class by already has offers from Lousiville, Rutgers, South Florida and, his Dad’s alma mater, Florida State.

Jared Stansbury


Jared is in his seventh year covering Iowa State football and basketball for Cyclone Fanatic. He worked as the site's intern for three years while studying Journalism in Iowa State's Greenlee School of Journalism. He started as a full-time staff writer in May 2016. He took over as the site's managing editor in January 2020. Jared spent five falls covering Iowa high school football as a reporter for KMA Radio, 1460 KXNO and 1430 KASI.