First Tailgate Stop A Smash Hit
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - "It's a Cyclone State!" Iowa State athletics director Jamie Pollard opened the first night of the inaugural Cyclone Tailgate Tour with those four words.* More than 1,000 Iowa State fans swarmed a parking lot at the Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids to hear from Pollard, head football coach Gene Chizik and head men's basketball Greg McDermott. Each addressed the crowd in a large tent packed with Cyclone faithful.