Four members of Iowa State's 2015 football team have signed with NFL teams Saturday evening as free agents, as per the athletic department's official twitter page. No Cyclones were selected in the draft this year.
Oni Omoile, the 6'3", 305 lb. offensive lineman, has signed with the Oakland Raiders. Omoile had 21 starts for the Cyclones over the course of his career, and was instrumental last year in clearing the way for Mike Warren's outstanding season at RB. He also recovered two fumbles in the 2013 triple overtime comeback win against West Virginia. He will join fellow ISU alumnus and pro-bowl offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele out in the city by the bay.
Quenton Bundrage, the 6'2" wide reciever who finished his career tied for 2nd all-time in school receiving TDs and 9th in receiving yards, has signed with the New York Jets. Bundrage was one of ISU's few big play threats over the last few years, and despite going down with a season-ending knee injury on the first offensive series of 2014, was able to rehab and make a decent contribution to last year's team.
Jamison Lalk, the 6'6", 304 lb, offensive lineman out of Council Bluffs, is headed to the Buffalo Bills. Lalk was a second team all-Big 12 pick last year, and anchored the offensive line throughout the year, starting all 12 games at center. He was a second team Big 12 pick by both the coaches and Phil Steele.
Dale Pierson, the 6'2", 249 lb. defensive end who goes by the handle "SACKMAMBA" has been signed by the Green Bay Packers. A second team all-big 12 selection and Lombardi award watch list candidate, Pierson tied the school record for sacks in a season in 2015 with 8.5, and led the defensive line with 41 total tackles. Due to monster games against UNI and Iowa last year early in the season, for a short time he was the nation's statistical leader in sacks. He was invited to play in the college gridiron showcase, and should absolutely be referred to as #PACKMAMBA from here on out.
We wish the best of luck to all four of the former Cyclones in the NFL.