Twitter reaction to Matt Campbell’s new contract at Iowa State

The announcement of Matt Campbell’s new six-year, $22.5 million contract with Iowa State set Twitter ablaze, not just in Central Iowa, but across the college football landscape. Here’s a selection of some of the best tweet reactions from media members, players, recruits and fans.

I’m biased, but this was my favorite Campbell contract factoid…

Leave it to Ted Flint to require that I put a NSFW warning in here…

And what was Coach Campbell doing while all of this was happening? He was in Creston visiting Iowa State commit Trevor Downing.

Finally, the man weighed in himself.

He’s still just getting started.

Jared Stansbury


Jared is in his seventh year covering Iowa State football and basketball for Cyclone Fanatic. He worked as the site's intern for three years while studying Journalism in Iowa State's Greenlee School of Journalism. He started as a full-time staff writer in May 2016. He took over as the site's managing editor in January 2020. Jared spent five falls covering Iowa high school football as a reporter for KMA Radio, 1460 KXNO and 1430 KASI.