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Narveson enters name into transfer portal

Iowa State will enter the offseason with another scholarship to work with.

Redshirt freshman kicker Brayden Narveson announced on Monday he has requested his release from Iowa State and entered his name into the transfer portal.

Narveson signed with Iowa State in the 2018 recruiting class but rarely saw the field during two seasons at the backup to Connor Assalley. The Scottsdale, Az. native did become Iowa State’s primary distance kicker near the midpoint of this season, connecting on 2-of-4 field-goal attempts, all of them coming within the range of 40-to-49 yards, with a long of 48 yards.

Assalley will return to Iowa State for his senior season in 2020 as one of the most consistent kickers in program history.

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.