CFTV: Re-al Mitchell on preparing to be Iowa State’s primary backup QB

Sophomore quarterback Re-al Mitchell made his first collegiate appearance in Iowa State’s Alamo Bowl loss to Washington State last season, but he did so in a different position. This spring, Mitchell is working as the Cyclones’ backup behind classmate Brock Purdy and he gives an update on how he’s progressed since arriving in Ames in this CFTV.

Jared Stansbury


Jared is in his sixth 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 spent five falls covering Iowa high school football as a reporter for KMA Radio, 1460 KXNO and 1430 KASI.