Detroit athlete pledges verbal to Iowa State

Iowa State landed its sixth known verbal commitment for the 2021 recruiting class on Tuesday night.

Robert Army Jr., a 6-foot-, 186-pound athlete out of Detroit (Southfield) posted the news on his Twitter feed.

According to his 247 profile, Army chose the Cyclones over a handful of impressive P-5 offers including: Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Purdue, Syracuse, West Virginia and Boston College.

Army is the second wide receiver to commit to Iowa State’s 2021 class. He is considered to be an “athlete” though, which means he could end up potentially in the secondary as well.

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Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.