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RECRUITING: Florida DB commits to Iowa State

Iowa State has landed a commitment from Florida defensive back Kym-Mani King. The 5-foot-10, 165-pound cornerback announced his commitment on Wednesday via his personal Twitter account.

King, who officially visited Iowa State over the weekend, chose the Cyclones over offers from Marshall, Georgia Southern, UMASS, South Alabama and Toledo. The three-star prospect is considered the No. 187 cornerback in the 2019 class.

King is the third defensive back in Iowa State’s 2019 class, currently ranked No. 31 in the country and No. 4 in the Big 12, and is the program’s 20th commit overall

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.