Seneca Wallace will open Ames wing restaurant next week


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Former Iowa State quarterback Seneca Wallace attended the spring football game at Jack Trice Stadium on April 16. Wallace is known for “The Run” which landed him as a candidate for the Hesiman Trophy in 2002.

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Former Iowa State quarterback Seneca Wallace will be attending the opening of his Wingstop restaurant on Wednesday, March 21, according to the Des Moines Register

The location in Ames will be at 703 S. Duff Ave., which is near Texas Roadhouse and Walmart on Duff Ave. 

Wingstop has a menu that consists of chicken wings, french fries and side dishes. It will also serve beer and wine and it’ll be a sit down, but also carry out restaurant. 

Along with the Ames location opening up next week, the Des Moines Register says there will be a second location opening in Des Moines with construction starting in April or May. 

Wallace was a quarterback at Iowa State from 2001-02. After those two seasons, he was a fourth round pick in the 2003 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. 

He played 10 seasons in the NFL with the Seattle Seahawks (2003-09), Cleveland Browns (2009-12) and a range of teams in 2013 (New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers).