Iowa State names Hofner passing game coordinator

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State coach Matt Campbell has named Jim Hofner as his passing game coordinator, completing his first staff with the Cyclones.

Hofner has 35 years of experience at the college level, including 13 years as a head coach at Cornell and Buffalo. Hofner spent the past three seasons as the assistant head coach at Nevada.

Hofner will work under coordinator Tom Manning, who'll be in his first season running an offense.

Iowa State went 3-9 last season, leading to the dismissal of coach Paul Rhoads.

The Cyclones will hold their annual spring game on April 16.

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