Five questions with Donald Smith

Cyclone Sports Report goes one-on-one with Spoto (FL) High School and future Iowa State linebacker Donald Smith.

Cyclone Sports Report: What do you like most about Coach Rhoads?

Donald Smith: His enthusiasm really makes you want to play for him. He wants to win just as much as I do and that's a good thing.

Cyclone Sports Report: Why did you ultimately sign with Iowa State?

Donald Smith: It's just a great opportunity to help an upcoming program get to the top.

Cyclone Sports Report: Who is the NFL player that you are most compared to or that you look up to the most?

Donald Smith: Even though he is a safety a lot of people down here compare me to John Lynch who played for the Buccaneers because of all of the hard hitting that I do on the field.

Cyclone Sports Report: How did your season end up?

Donald Smith: We went 6-4 and just missed making the playoffs.

Cyclone Sports Report: Which is the Big 12 team that you are most looking forward to playing against during your Iowa State career?

Donald Smith: I would say really all of them. The team I want to play the most is Iowa and I really want to help them beat the in-state rival school.


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