Iowan Set to Sign with Cyclones

After having made a verbal commitment to the Cyclones last August, Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson athlete James Smith had the experience of taking an official visit to his school-of-choice last weekend. It was a different mindset for the speedy in-stater, since he didn't face the burden of a decision.
January 26, 2005

Commitment Update: Jefferson ATH James Smith

Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson athlete James Smith won't take his official visit to Iowa State until the third week in January, which means he can't wait to make another trip to Ames.
December 15, 2004

Latest ISU Trip Leads to Verbal

Council Bluffs (Thomas Jefferson) running back James Smith already had a feeling where he might be headed for college in another year. But it took an unofficial visit with his mother to reinforce the feelings he's always had for the Cyclones.
August 9, 2004

Unofficial Visit Impacts C.B.'s Smith

Shortly before addressing an Iowa State media contingent, head coach Dan McCarney hosted one of the top remaining instate seniors for an unofficial visit.
August 9, 2004

Speedy Iowan Gets Visit from Mac

One of the top returning running backs in Iowa's Class 4A has traveled quite a distance in his 17 years, and now would like to add another destination… a Division I football program. He may get that chance sooner rather than later when a certain head coach makes the trek to his high school this week.
May 11, 2004