RECRUITING: Three-star offensive tackle Robert Hudson commits to ISU

Iowa State landed its third football commitment in three days on Tuesday when Walled Lake, Mich. offensive tackle Robert Hudson tweeted his commitment to the Cyclones.

The 6-foot-9, 295-pound prospect is rated as a three-star prospect by 247Composite. Hudson decommitted from Purdue over the weekend.

He officially visited Iowa State the weekend of Dec. 9. This commitment gives the Cyclones 22 commits in their 2017 class, including four high school offensive linemen.

Iowa State also landed a commitment from Michigan graduate transfer offensive lineman David Dawson on Sunday. They’ll host USC graduate transfer Khaliel Rodgers this weekend.

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.