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RECRUITING: Mississippi DE Cordarrius Bailey commits to ISU

Iowa State has picked up a commitment from three-star defensive end Cordarrius Bailey, per his Twitter.

The 6-foot-3-inch, 215-pound prospect is rated as the No. 31 weakside defensive end in the 2017 class by 247. He’s the No. 560 player overall and No. 11 in the state of Mississippi.

Bailey picked Iowa State over Mississippi State, Louisville, Memphis, Southern Miss and a handful of other schools. He projects as a Leo for Iowa State.

He’s the second defensive end and third defensive lineman in the 2017  class joining Cedar Hill, Texas defensive end Deven Lamp and Lenexa, Kan. defensive end Angel Dominguez. He’s the second-highest rated commit in Iowa State’s class behind Mississippi athlete Kam White.

Bailey is commit No. 19 in Iowa State’s class. The Cyclones moved up to No. 32 in the 247 2017 class rankings with Bailey’s commitment.

Stay tuned to Cyclone Fanatic for more on this story.

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.