AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State Athletics Department and its multimedia rights holder Learfield Sports’ Cyclone Sports Properties announced today its broadcast team for the Cyclones.tv production of the Iowa State-Texas game, Oct. 18 in Austin, Texas.
Former Iowa State quarterback Sage Rosenfels will be the color analyst and Brent Blum will take care of play-by-play duties for the broadcast.
Rosenfels was a two-year starter at quarterback for the Cyclones (1999 and 2000), leading the Cyclones to their first bowl win in school history with a 37-29 victory over Pittsburgh in the 2000 Insight.com Bowl. Rosenfels was named offensive player game behind a 308-yard passing performance, an ISU bowl record which still stands today.
Rosenfels later went onto a 12-year NFL career where he played for the Washington Redskins, Miami Dolphins, Houston Texas, Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants.
Blum, a 2007 Iowa State graduate, has spent the last four years as the engineer/host/producer of the Cyclone Radio Network football broadcasts. He’s also filled in for Rich Fellingham as the radio play-by-play voice of the ISU women’s basketball team since 2006.
Blum also has experience as the TV talent for many Mediacom broadcasts and spent the 2008-09 season as the radio sideline reporter for the NBA’s Orlando Magic.
Iowa State’s Cyclone Radio Network crew of John Walters (play-by-play), Eric Heft (color) and Ben Bruns (sideline) will remain the same for the ISU-UT game.
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. CT.