Mechaelsen Ready for a Different Classroom
AMES, Iowa -- Former Iowa State quarterback Nate Mechaelsen earned his bachelor's degree Saturday.* He isn't done with school. The native of Kamrar, Iowa has his degree in elementary education, with an eye on teaching fourth or fifth grade.* During the fall, a typical day for Mechaelsen started with working in a classroom; then it was on to football practice before a night of studying.