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RECRUITING: Cyclones land Ankeny Centennial offensive lineman

Iowa State has landed a commitment from three-star Ankeny Centennial offensive lineman Brady Petersen. The 6-foot-5, 270-pound prospect made his pledge after receiving an offer from the Cyclones following his performance at the Big Man camp in Ames on Saturday.

Iowa State was the first Power 5 program to offer Petersen, who is rated as the No. 55 offensive tackle and No. 6 player in Iowa in the 2020 class by 247. He holds 12 other offers including a handful of MAC programs.

Petersen is Iowa State’s seventh commitment in its 2020 class that currently ranks as the No. 31 group of commits in the country. He’s the third in-state pledge and third offensive lineman in the class.

Stay tuned to Cyclone Fanatic for more on this story.

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.