Campbell Announces Two New Cyclone Coaches

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AMES, Iowa — Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell announced new coaching additions for the Cyclones on defensive line coach for the Cyclones on Wednesday.

Rudy Wade was announced as the new director of strength and conditioning and Eli Rasheed will join as a defensive line coach.

Wade held a similar position at Toledo since 2011.

“I thought we did an excellent job of developing kids at Toledo,” Campbell said in a release. “The development of the student-athlete is a critical piece of the puzzle. Not just recruiting them, but developing them. Rudy’s a great developer, both mentally and physically that I have ever been around.”

Wade’s coaching experience:

2016 Iowa State – Director of Strength and Conditioning
2011-15 Toledo – Director of Strength and Conditioning
2004-10 UW-Green Bay – Strength and Conditioning Coach
2003 Marquette – Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
2003 Notre Dame – Intern
2001-02 Bowling Green – Graduate Assistant

Rasheed will leave Toledo after seven years as a defensive line coach and join the Cyclones.

“Eli and I have been together for seven years and he has set the tone of not only going out and recruiting great players but also developing those young men,” Campbell said. “He is one of the best defensive line coaches I have been around.”

Rasheed said he is “fired up and ready to go.”

Rasheed’s coaching experience:

2016 Iowa State – Defensive Line
2009-15 Toledo – Defensive Line
2004-08 Florida Atlantic – Defensive Tackles
2002-03 Venice (FL) High School – Assistant Coach
2001 Booker (FL) High School – Head Coach
1996-2000 Venice (FL) High School – Defensive Line


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