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CFTV: Marcel Spears on winning back-to-back Big 12 DPOW awards

Sophomore linebacker Marcel Spears has been raking in the accolades recently as he’s been named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week two weeks in a row. Hear Spears’ thoughts on the awards, the West Virginia offense and more in this CFTV presented by Iowa Pork.

Jared Stansbury

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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.