• Fanatics -

    Thank you for your patience today and welcome to the newest version of Cyclone Fanatic!

    Most of the changes we have made are very simple, but will greatly improve your user experience while visiting the website.

    We have upgraded our forum software to speed things up. Our homepage is much cleaner and should be even more mobile friendly than before.

    We appreciate your loyalty and are committed to not only keeping Cyclone Fanatic in tip-top shape, but continuing to build this community for the next decade and beyond.

    We ask that if you are experiences any glitches to let us know in this thread . Will will be diligently working on the site all day.

    Thanks again.

    Chris Williams - Publisher
Football

Assalley named Lou Groza Award Star of the Week

Sep 8, 2018; Iowa City, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones placekicker Connor Assalley (96) kicks a field goal in the first quarter against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kinnick Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletic Communications.

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State placekicker Connor Assalley was named a Lou Groza Award Star of the Week by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission today.

The Lou Groza Award is given annually to the nation’s top placekicker.

A sophomore walk-on from Naperville, Ill., Assalley was perfect in his four field goal attempts and his two PAT tries in Iowa State’s 26-13 win over Akron on Saturday.

Assalley booted field goals from 27, 29, 33 and 37 yards en route to scoring 14 points for the Cyclones.

Assalley has made all seven of his field goal attempts this season, one of four kickers nationally still perfect with seven or more attempts. He also ranks third nationally in field goals made per game at 2.3.

Jared Stansbury

administrator

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.

Recent Posts