DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowa State has hired Auburn defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads as its football coach.
Rhoads is a native of nearby Ankeny, Iowa. He spent last season
with the Tigers after serving as Pittsburgh's defensive coordinator
Iowa State said in a statement on Saturday that Rhoads agreed to
a five-year deal worth $5.75 million in guaranteed compensation.
Incentives are available to increase that total.
Iowa State will hold a news conference later in the day to
introduce Rhoads. He was an assistant with the Cyclones from
Former Iowa State coach Gene Chizik was introduced as Auburn's
head coach on Monday.
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