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RECRUITING: Iowa State makes Jirehl Brock’s top seven

Iowa State has made the cut for top running back target Jirehl Brock‘s top-seven. The Quincy, Illi. native announced the cuts to his list on his Twitter account Friday morning.

Iowa State remains in contention for Brock’s services at the next level along with Iowa, Northwestern, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota and Purdue. Brock, a 6-foot, 180-pound four-star prospect, is considered the No. 154 player in the country by 247Composite.

He’s the No. 10 running back in the 2019 class and No. 3 player in the state of Illinois. Brock has visited Ames a pair of times since picking up an offer from the Cyclones last April, including for Iowa State’s junior day on Feb. 24.

Iowa State’s 2019 recruiting class is currently rated as the No. 16 class in the country and No. 2 class in the Big 12.

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.