Thompson to Sign Book Before ISU Games
AMES, Iowa – You knew that Gary Thompson had an incredible story to tell. No Iowa State athletics figure has had a longer run in the limelight.* He rose from humble beginnings in Roland to become one of the greatest high school athletes in Iowa history as "The Roland Rocket." His athletics career as Iowa State's first two-sport All-American prefaced a successful run in business and on television as a basketball color commentator.