At Iowa State University, there is a good partnership brewing between the football players and the engineers. In multiple cases, they are one in the same.
Three offensive linemen headline a pack of aspiring engineers, who double as Cyclone football players.
- Daniel Burton (who started 8 games as a freshman) is majoring in mechanical engineering and earned Academic All-Big 12 distinction last fall;
- Jake Campos (a highly touted freshman redshirt) is majoring in biological systems engineering; and
- Kyle Lichtenberg (a 19-game starter as a Cyclone) is finishing up his degree in electrical engineering after earning Academic All-Big 12 honors three times.
Current Cyclones Ben Boesen (TE, construction), Robby Garcia (DL, civil), Ryan Glenn (OL, construction), Mitchell Harger (OL, aero), Brandon Harbach (RB, civil), Josh Jahlas (DB, civil) and Jared Weaver (LB, aero) are also engineering students.
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