Zach Petersen’s wrestling changed the course of his college football career at Iowa State


AMES — Iowa State sophomore defensive end Zach Petersen is making a big impact for the Cyclones. His career at Iowa State almost had a different path to get to this point.

Matt Campbell originally planned on grayshirting the North Scott grad his freshman year at Iowa State. Then Campbell saw him on the wrestling mat, and that all changed.

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