Iowa State officially announces Ray Kasongo’s transfer

The following is a press release courtesy of Iowa State Athletic Communications.

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State redshirt junior Ray Kasongo will be transferring from Iowa State, head coach Steve Prohm announced on Tuesday.

“We appreciate Ray’s contributions to the program over the last year. I recently had a conversation with Ray and we agreed that it would be in his best interest to transfer to another program,” Prohm said. “My staff and I will continue to support him in any way possible and wish him the best in the future.”

Kasongo, a native of Toronto, Canada, sat out the 2016-17 season after transferring to Iowa State from Tennessee.

Jared Stansbury


Jared is in his fifth year covering Iowa State football and basketball for Cyclone Fanatic. He's the site's lead reporter for ISU recruiting. He worked as the site's intern for three years while studying Journalism in Iowa State's Greenlee School of Journalism. He started as the full-time staff writer in May 2016. Jared has spent five falls covering Iowa high school football as a reporter for KMA Radio, 1460 KXNO and 1430 KASI. He's the sideline reporter for KASI's Ames High football broadcasts and has appeared frequently on the station's baseball broadcasts during the summer.