RECRUITING: Cyclones land third in-state commitment for 2019 class

Iowa State has landed a commitment from Solon linebacker Coal Flansburg. The three-star prospect announced his pledge on his Twitter account Tuesday night.

The 6-foot-1, 230-pound inside linebacker prospect has visited Iowa State twice in 2018, including for the Cyclones’ junior day on February 24. Iowa State was his only offer.

Flansburg, who is rated as the No. 12 player in the state’s 2019 class, recorded 42 tackles, five tackles for loss, two sacks and three interceptions as a junior in 2017. He returned two of those three interceptions for touchdowns.

He is Iowa State’s ninth commit in the 2019 class and is the first linebacker to join the class. He is the third in-state commit in the class, joining Bettendorf wide receiver Darien Porter and Valley offensive lineman Jake Remsburg.

The Cyclones’ class rated as the No. 12 class in the country before Flansburg’s commitment. Stay tuned to Cyclone Fanatic for more.

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.

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