Former K-State QB joins Iowa State coaching staff

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Former Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters is now on Matt Campbell’s coaching staff at Iowa State.

Waters, a Council Bluffs (St. Albert) native, is now a graduate assistant who will specifically work with wide receivers at Iowa State. 

Waters led Kansas State to a 17-9 record during his two years as a starter where he set school records for completion percentage, passing efficiency and total yards per game.

Prior to his two years in Manhattan, Waters was a JUCO All-American at Iowa Western in Council Bluffs.

Chris Williams


Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.