Steele Jantz started the majority of the games for the Iowa State Cyclones last season. After a brief quarterback competition, he'll start this season in the same capacity. Jared Barnett will begin the season as the No. 2 quarterback after taking over for Jantz midway through last season.
Jantz started Iowa State's first seven games last season, but was replaced by Barnett -- then a freshman -- for the rest of the football season. Head coach Paul Rhoads decided over the weekend that Jantz would be given the nod to start this season.
"Steele has demonstrated the skill set that I think is ideal for our offense," Rhoads said. "The main point is that we have depth at the quarterback position with two men who led us to a second bowl game appearance in three years."
Iowa State begins its football season on Sept. 1 at home against Tulsa.
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