RECRUITING: Iowa State lands preferred walk-on from Texas

Iowa State has landed a preferred walk-on commitment from Cypress Woods (Texas) athlete Tory Spears, according to his Twitter account.

The 6-foot-4 wide receiver/safety is a member of the 2018 recruiting class. He appeared in only three games during Cypress Woods’ 4-5 2017 season due to injury, recording five tackles, one interception, one tackle for loss and 53 kick return yards.

You can watch his highlights in the video below.

Jared Stansbury


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.