Football hawkeyesports.com

· Signing Day Special: James Morris

· Signing Day Special: Marcus Coker

· Coach Ferentz Press Conference Transcript 

· Coach Ferentz Press Conference Recap

· Recruiting Breakdowns

Past Classes: 2010 | 2009 | 2008

SigneePosHtWtHometown (School)Video
Quinton AlstonLB6-1220Sicklerville, N.J. (Timber Creek Regional)Video
Austin BlytheOL6-3285Williamsburg, Iowa (Williamsburg)Video
Damon BullockRB6-0195Mansfield, Texas (Mansfield)Video
Torrey CampbellDB5-11183Naples, Fla. (Barron Collier)Video
Jordan CanzeriRB5-9172Troy, N.Y. (Troy)Video
Rodney CoeRB6-3238Glen Carbon, Ill. (Edwardsville)Video
Marcus CollinsLB6-0215Yeadon, Pa. (Monsignor Bonner)Video
Darian CooperDL6-2280Elkridge, Md. (DeMatha)Video
Jake DuzeyTE6-4224Troy, Mich. (Athens)Video
Cole FisherDB6-2195Omaha, Neb. (Millard North)Video
Marcus GrantWR6-3195North Carver, Mass. (Lawrence Academy)Video
Ray HamiltonTE6-5235Strongsville, Ohio (Strongsville)Video
Dan HeiarOL6-5285Charlotte, Iowa (Northeast (Iowa Western CC))Video
Jacob HillyerWR6-4195Somerset, Texas (Somerset)Video
Henry Krieger-CobleTE6-4210Mount Pleasant, Iowa (Mount Pleasant)Video
Nico LawDB6-1180Clinton, Md. (Bishop Mcnamara)Video
Jordan Lomax CB5-10185Upper Marlboro, Md. (DeMatha)Video
John LowdermilkDB6-2195Kensington, Ohio (Carrollton)Video
Mika'il McCallRB6-0215Dolton, Ill. (Thornridge)Video
Riley McMinnDE6-7219Rochester, Ill. (Rochester)Video
John RaymonDE6-5240Richboro, Pa. (Council Rock North)Video
Jake RudockQB6-3185Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (St. Thomas Aquinas)Video
Melvin SpearsLB6-2224Allen, Texas (Allen)Video
Jordan WalshOL6-4260Glendale Heights, Ill. (Glenbard West)Video

Logo   Quinton Alston Edge
 LB | 6-1 | 220 | Sicklerville, N.J. | Timber Creek Regional HS

High school honors -- Selected to compete in Chesapeake Bowl as a regional all-star as a senior, despite missing majority of final season due to injury... first team all-Group III and all-conference as a junior, while earning second team all-state honors... Career -- saw action in just two games as a senior due to injury... recorded 80 tackles, including four QB sacks and 12 tackles for loss, as a junior... recorded six tackles while playing for North team in Chesapeake Bowl... two-year team captain while helping team make three straight playoff appearances... earned three letters in football as linebacker, defensive end and running back.

Personal -- Born 9/7/93 in Philadelphia, Pa... business or pre-physical therapy major... earned academic recognition in each of last four years... parents are Connie and Quinton Alston... high school coach was Rob Hinson.
 
Headlines
Former Pittsburgh LB recruit commits to Iowa (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
Wild Recruiting Ride Lands Alston in Iowa (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Alston Picks Iowa (HawkeyeInsider.com)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Austin Blythe Edge
 OL | 6-3 | 285 | Williamsburg, Iowa | Williamsburg HS

High school honors -- Two-time first team all-state honoree... three-time first team all-district selection... Ed Thomas Award nominee ... Career -- helped prep squad to state playoff appearances in 2008, 2009 and 2010, compiling 28- 5 overall record... team captain as a senior... completed career with 123 tackles, 40 tackles for loss, 14 sacks and three fumble recoveries... had 20 tackles, five tackles for loss and three fumble recoveries as a sophomore... collected 40 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and five sacks as a junior... had 63 tackles, 18 tackles for loss and nine sacks as a senior... earned state heavyweight wrestling title as a sophomore and junior... earned varsity letters in football (3), wrestling (4) and track (4).

Personal -- Born 6/16/92... undecided on a major... member of prep Honor Roll and National Honor Society... parents are Mary and Curt Blythe... high school coach was Curt Richie.
 
Headlines
Hawkeyes Front and Center for Blythe (The Gazette)
Blythe Honing Skills to Excel at Williamsburg (Iowa Prep Sports)
Hawkeye Recruit Austin Blythe strives for Excellence (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
Austin Blythe Says Yes to Hawkeyes (HawkeyeInsider.com)
Blythe Proud to Represent Home State for Hawkeyes (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Damon Bullock Edge
 RB | 6-0 | 195 | Mansfield, Texas | Mansfield HS

High school honors -- Named to Top 50 Player list in Dallas/Fort Worth area as a senior... named 5-A District and team Most Valuable Offensive Player as a senior... Career -- three-year letterman in football and track... team captain as a senior, leading team to 8-2 record and into the state playoffs... holds school record with six touchdowns in a game... set personal best of 248 rushing yards in a game as a senior... had 235 rushing attempts for 1,606 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior... played in just three games as a junior due to injury, rushing for 350 yards and scoring four touchdowns.

Personal -- Born 4/29/93 in Baltimore, Md... sports marketing major... member of National Society of High School Scholars... parents are Kimberly and Roscoe Handy... high school coach was Jeff Hulme.
 

Player Photo

Logo   Torrey Campbell Edge
 DB | 5-11 | 183 | Naples, Fla. | Barron Collier HS

High school honors -- Named first team all-conference as a freshman and sophomore... Career -- team advanced to state playoffs as a junior and senior, posting a 24-9 over his final three seasons... rushed 37 times for 300 yards and four touchdowns as a senior... recorded 48 tackles, 10 pass break-ups and one tackle for loss on defense... rushed for 552 yards and six touchdowns on 73 attempts as a junior... rushed 159 times for 1,000 yards and nine touchdowns as a sophomore... team captain as a senior... earned four varsity letters as running back and defensive back ... also lettered four times in track (hurdles and sprints).

Personal -- Born 11/27/92... open major... parents are Jennifer and Charlie Campbell... high school coach was Mark Ivey.
 
Headlines
Barron Collier's Torrey Campbell Verbally Commits to Iowa (Naples Daily News)
Cornerback Torrey Campbell Verbally Commits (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
Recruits Grant, Campbell Already Fast Friends (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Jordan Canzeri Edge
 RB | 5-9 | 172 | Troy, N.Y. | Troy HS

High school honors -- Earned second team all-state honors as a senior... offensive MVP of regional final, state semifinal and state championship game... earned third team all-state honors as a junior... named Section Two and Division Player of the Year as a junior... earned all-area honors as punt returner... Career -- team advanced to state championship game as a senior and posted 21-2 record his final two seasons... rushed for 2,048 yards and 33 touchdowns as a senior and had five receptions for 30 yards and scored three special teams touchdowns... recorded 36 solo tackles and 10 assists on defense, including 12 tackles for loss, three sacks and two interceptions... rushed for 1,252 yards as a junior... first running back at Troy HS with back-to-back seasons over 1,000 rushing yards and first player with over 2,000 yards in a season... holds school records for rushing yards and all-purpose yards... also set single season marks for rushing touchdowns (33) and total touchdowns (36)... team captain as a senior... earned two football letters as running back and defensive back and competed as sprinter on track team for four years.

Personal -- Born 2/18/93... sociology major... earned NYSPHSAA Scholar Athlete team award... parents are Regina and Brian Canzeri... high school coach was Jack Burger.
 
Headlines
Canzeri has Change of Heart, Picks Iowa (The Record)
Canzeri at Ease with Iowa (HawkeyeInsider.com)
Troy's Jordan Canzeri Makes College Decision (Fox23News.com)
Collins, Canzeri Commit (The Gazette)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Rodney Coe Edge
 RB | 6-3 | 238 | Glen Carbon, Ill. | Edwardsville HS

High school honors -- Participated in U.S. Army All-American game... 2009 Alton Telegraph Player of the Year... two- time first team all-conference selection as a running back... third team all-conference linebacker as a junior... second team all-conference running back as a sophomore and second team News Democrat honoree... named to the 2009 ESPN 150 Watch List and was a MaxPreps sophomore All-American... Career -- rushed for 2,515 yards, with 32 touchdowns and had 13 catches for 208 yards with three touchdowns... recorded 65 tackles, with six sacks, two forced fumbles and an interception... helped team to a state playoff appearance as a junior... rushed 14 times for 151 yards and two touchdowns as a freshman... had 118 attempts for 912 yards and 11 touchdowns as a sophomore... rushed for 898 yards and 13 touchdowns on 106 carries as a junior... had 102 carries for 554 yards and six touchdowns as a senior, along with 10 catches for 185 yards with three touchdowns.

Personal -- Born 5/18/93... open major... parents are Lois and Floyd Ramsey... high school coaches were Mark Bliss and Matt Martin.
 
Headlines
Iowa Gets Four-Start Running Back (Waterloo Courier)
Coe, Hillyer Commit to Play for Hawks (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Marcus Collins Edge
 LB | 6-0 | 215 | Yeadon, Pa. | Monsignor Bonner HS

High school honors -- Named Best Defensive Player in Philadelphia Catholic League as a senior... second team all-state as a senior... earned first team all-Catholic League and first team all-County as a senior... Career -- earned three letters in football as outside linebacker... recorded 87 tackles as a senior, including 15 sacks, in helping team advance to state playoffs... also had three forced fumbles and two interceptions... collected 30 tackles as a junior and 25 stops as a sophomore... also earned four letters in track and three in wrestling... district wrestling champion as a junior.

Personal -- Born 9/18/92... marketing major... parents are Allison Collins and Lorenzo Reeves... high school coach was Tom Oropeza.
 
Headlines
Collins, Canzeri Commit (The Gazette)
Monsignor Bonner's Collins Commits to Iowa (Delco Times)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Darian Cooper Edge
 DL | 6-2 | 280 | Elkridge, Md. | DeMatha HS

High school honors -- Named all-metro and metro defensive MVP in Baltimore area as a senior... first team all-conference and all-state as a senior... second team all-state as a junior... earned third team all-conference honors as a center during junior season... named team defensive MVP as a senior... Career -- holds single game school record with five sacks... recorded 10 sacks, four forced fumbles and three pass break-ups as a senior... collected 12 sacks and two pass break-ups as a junior and had eight sacks as a sophomore... helped prep team post 20-4 record in his final two seasons and advance to state playoffs in each of three seasons... team captain as a senior... also competed in track, tossing shot put and discus.

Personal -- Born 1/5/93... business major... mother is Catherine Cooper-Grogans... high school coach was Bill McGregor.
 
Headlines
DeMatha DT Darian Cooper Talks About Choosing Iowa (Washington Post)
Hawkeyes Get Cooper, Begin Signing Crop of 25 (Quad City Times)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Jake Duzey Edge
 TE | 6-4 | 224 | Troy, Mich. | Athens HS

High school honors -- Named to Rivals.com all-state Dream Team as a senior... first team all-state, all-conference, all- region and all-area as a senior... first team all-conference and all-area and second team all-region as a junior... second team all-area and all-region as a sophomore... named Count on Me Player of the Year, team MVP and Hawk of the Year as a senior... ranked No. 10 Michigan Blue Chip Player by Detroit News... nominated for Mr. Football and Detroit Athletic Club Michigan High School Athlete of the Year... team offensive Player of the Year as a junior... Career - - started at both wide receiver and defensive end as a senior ... holds school records for receptions, receiving yards, touchdown receptions, average per reception, all-purpose yards and all-purpose yards per game... ranks second in career touchdown receptions... three-year football letterman as tight end, wide receiver, defensive end and safety... 38 receptions for 629 yards and four touchdowns as senior, along with 34 rushing attempts for 173 yards... also used on punt and kickoff returns, with one kickoff return touchdown... 37 receptions for 535 yards and six touchdowns as a junior... gained 271 yards on 16 receptions and had two touchdowns as a sophomore... team captain as a junior and senior... also lettered three years in basketball and one year in baseball.

Personal -- Born 1/17/93... science major... Honor Roll and Scholar Athlete for four years... parents are Laura Duzey and the late Greg Duzey... high school coach was Josh Heppner.
 
Headlines
Jake Duzey Joins Hawkeye Class of 2011 (HawkeyeInsider.com)
Hawks Pick Up Tight End Recruit Jake Duzey (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
Game Changer (C&G Newspaper)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Cole Fisher Edge
 DB | 6-2 | 195 | Omaha, Neb. | Millard North HS

High school honors -- Was an all-class first team super state selection and a two-time Class A first team all-state honoree... twice named first team all-conference... Career -- collected 246 tackles and three interceptions during his three-year prep career, playing running back and free safety... team captain as a junior and senior... led team to 2010 state championship, finishing with an 11-2 record... also guided team to 2009 state playoffs... recorded 62 tackles as a sophomore... had 90 tackles and one interception as a junior... finished with 94 tackles, three interceptions and scored one touchdown as a senior... earned varsity letters in football (4) and basketball (1).

Personal -- Born 8/12/92... engineering major... earned four academic letters... parents are Cathy and Todd Fisher ... played at the same high school as current Hawkeye DB Shaun Prater... high school coach was Fred Petito.
 
Headlines
Cole Fisher Makes the Call for the Hawks (HawkeyeInsider.com)
Iowa Taps NU Pipeline, Lands Cole Fisher (Omaha World-Herald)
Catching Up on Recruiting: Cole Fisher (The Gazette)
Omaha Linebacker Cole Fisher Verbally Commits (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Marcus Grant Edge
 WR | 6-3 | 195 | North Carver, Mass. | Lawrence Academy

High school honors -- ESPN Boston Top 10 student-athlete as a senior... two-time all-New England selection... three- time first team all-conference honoree... honorable mention all-conference as a freshman... two-time Boston Herald all- Scholastic selection... played in the NVC All World Football Classic... Career -- led team to a 35-4 record during his prep career... helped team to one New England championship, one New England runner-up showing and two league titles... two-time team captain... had 22 catches for 413 yards and six touchdowns as a junior, along with 25 rushes for 394 yards and four touchdowns... also had two punt returns for touchdowns... had 26 catches for 557 yards and eight scores, to go along with 13 rushes for 132 yards, as a senior... also threw two touchdown passes during senior campaign... also was a basketball letterman.

Personal -- Born 2/28/92... open major... Honor Roll student, with a 3.1 grade point average... parents are Roberta and Michael Grant... high school coach was Mike Taylor.
 
Headlines
Hawkeyes Hit Lawrence Academy Again (The Gazette)
Recruits Grant, Campbell Already Fast Friends (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Ray Hamilton Edge
 TE | 6-5 | 235 | Strongsville, Ohio | Strongsville HS

High school honors -- DVT Sports High School and U.S. Air Force All-American... nominated for the US Army All- American Bowl/Under Armor All-American game... participated in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Myrtle Beach, S.C... preseason All-American by The Sporting News... named Post Newspaper 2010 Player of the Year... first team all-state as a senior... third team all-state as a junior... three time Sun Newspaper all-area team and three-time first team all-conference selection... named to the Cleveland Plain Dealer all-Northwest Ohio team... Career -- had 119 career receptions for 1,189 yards and 23 touchdowns... averaged 15.2 yards per catch... had 55 receptions for 887 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior... had 22 receptions as a sophomore and 20 as a junior before missing part of season due to injury... team captain as a senior... led team to conference title and state regional semifinal in 2008... four year letterman in both football and basketball.

Personal -- Born 10/28/92... open major... three-time academic all-conference selection in both football and basketball... parents are Liz and Tom Hamilton... high school coach was Russ Jacques.
 
Headlines
New Committ Hamilton Borrows Stanzi's Quote (HawkeyeInsider.com)
Ohio Recruit Ray Hamilton Commits (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
Ohio TE: "I'm a Hawkeye" (The Gazette)
Recruit Ray Hamilton leading Ohio Team to Success (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
Hamilton Named Player of the Year (The Post)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Dan Heiar Edge
 OL | 6-5 | 285 | Charlotte, Iowa | Iowa Western CC

Junior College honors -- First team all-Midwest Football Conference selection as a sophomore... second team all-region XI honoree as a freshman... Career -- helped Iowa Western claim the Midwest Football Conference Championship, finishing with a 9-2 overall record in 2010, which included an appearance in the Zions Top of the Mountain Bowl... ranked 21st best junior college prospect by 247 Sports for the class of 2011... junior college coach was Scott Strohmeier.

High school honors -- Second team all-state as a senior... three-time first team all-conference selection... Career - - helped prep team to a 22-8 record during three years on varsity, which included state playoff appearances in 2008 and 2009... team posted 10-1 mark as a junior and 7-3 record as a senior... earned varsity letters in football (3), basketball (3) and track (1).

Personal -- Born 11/14/90... open major... parents are Lynn and Paul Heiar... high school coach was Jeremy Moiser.
 
Headlines
JUCO OL Dan Heiar Signs With Hawkeyes
 

Player Photo

Logo   Jacob Hillyer Edge
 WR | 6-4 | 195 | Somerset, Texas | Somerset HS

High school honors -- First team all-state selection as a senior... named first team all-conference as a junior and senior... second team all-conference as a sophomore... Career -- completed prep career with 180 receptions for 2,879 yards and 27 touchdowns... holds Somerset HS career records in all three categories... ranks second all-time in San Antonio area in career receiving yards and catches... led team to state quarterfinals in 2010 and bi-districts in 2008... team captain as a junior and senior... recorded 87 catches for 1,647 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior... had 72 catches for 1,024 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior... had 16 catches for 208 yards and one touchdown as a sophomore... earned letters in football, basketball and track... member of 4x400-meter relay team that holds school record with a time of 4:27.20... ran third leg in 50.57.

Personal -- Born 12/17/91... open major... parents are Jeanna and Lee-Roy Hillyer... high school coach was Sonney Detmer.
 
Headlines
Coe, Hillyer Commit to Play for Hawks (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Henry Krieger-Coble Edge
 TE | 6-4 | 210 | Mount Pleasant, Iowa | Mount Pleasant HS

High school honors -- Elite all-state and first team 3A all-state honoree as a senior... three-time first team all-district selection... Career -- helped team to 2008 state quarterfinals and to 2010 playoffs... finished with an 11-1 overall record as a sophomore... was a 2010 team leader as a senior... had 35 receptions for 612 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior... recorded 108 tackles on defense (57 solo), including eight tackles for loss, and had three interceptions... had 34 receptions for 491 yards and six touchdowns in five games as a junior... recorded 38 tackles (18 solo), defensively... had 34 catches for 661 yards and five touchdowns as a sophomore... recorded 102 tackles (34 solo) and one interception... earned varsity letters in football (3), basketball (4) and baseball (4).

Personal -- Born 6/12/92... open major... academic all-conference honoree... parents are Amy Krieger and Mark Coble... mother, Amy, played softball at Iowa... relatives Jess Settles, Brad Carlson, Emma Krieger-Kittle and Bruce Kittle all competed for the Hawkeyes... high school coach was Bob Jensen.
 
Headlines
Krieger-Coble Commits to Iowa (The Hawkeye)
Mount Pleasant TE Happy to be a Hawkeye (The Gazette)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Nico Law Edge
 DB | 6-1 | 180 | Clinton, Md. | Bishop Mcnamara HS

High school honors -- First team all-state, first team WCAC all-conference, second team all-metro, Big School second team defense and Catholic All-American third team as a senior... second team WCAC all-conference and honorable mention Big School all-state as a junior... Career -- led team with 106 tackles as a senior, 31 tackles for loss and four interceptions, while playing both cornerback and safety... also scored three touchdowns as wide receiver... finished with 67 tackles, four QB sacks and two interceptions as a junior... helped team to the playoffs in 2009, finishing with an 8-3 record... team captain as a senior... lettered in both football and track.

Personal -- Born 5/12/93... given name is Nicholas... open major... member of prep Honor Roll, graduating cum laude... parents are Melody and Harry Thornton... high school coach was Bryce Bevill.
 
Headlines
Maryland Safety is Recruit No. 16 (The Gazette)
 

Player Photo

Logo   John Lowdermilk Edge
 DB | 6-2 | 195 | Kensington, Ohio | Carrollton HS

High school honors -- Earned first team all-Ohio, all-state, all-conference, all-district and all-NBC as a senior... earned first team all-conference honors as a junior and was second team selection as a sophomore... Career -- earned three letters in football while playing quarterback, linebacker and defensive back... passed for 1,508 yards and had 853 rushing yards as a senior, while collecting 106 tackles and two interceptions... scored 27 touchdowns as a senior and 16 as a junior... had 1,231 passing yards and 556 rushing yards as a junior... totaled 100 tackles as a junior, with three interceptions... as a sophomore recorded 842 passing yards and 410 rushing yards... also recorded 48 tackles and four interceptions and scored seven touchdowns... also earned four letters as basketball point guard, helping basketball team advance to regionals his last two years... holds school record for career passing yards... team captain as a senior.

Personal -- Born 4/17/92 in Edina, Minn... open major... NBC Scholar Athlete as a junior and senior... parents are Kellee and Kirk Lowdermilk... high school coach was Dan Detwiler.
 

Player Photo

Logo   Jordan Lomax Edge
 CB | 5-10 | 185 | Upper Marlboro, Md. | DeMatha HS

High school honors -- Selected for Chesapeake Senior Bowl as a senior... named honorable mention all-Metro, second team all-county and first team all-conference as a senior... third team all-conference as a junior... Career -- played cornerback and contributed on special teams throughout career... recorded 52 tackles, six pass break-ups and two interceptions as a senior, with one touchdown... recorded 56 tackles, eight pass break-ups, one interception and two fumble recoveries as a junior... team captain as a senior... helped team advance to state playoffs in last three seasons... team won conference title his sophomore year and placed second as junior and senior... also lettered in track as sprinter, running on 4 x 400-meter relay team that ranked second in the U.S.

Personal -- Born 10/13/93 in Fairfax, Va... open major... Principal's List, 2010 and Academic Honors Student with 4.0 GPA... parents are Pamela and Earnest Lomax... high school coach was Bill McGregor.
 
Headlines
Lomax is the Next Great DB out of DeMatha (Rivals.com)
Lomax Commits to Play for Iowa (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Mika'il McCall Edge
 RB | 6-0 | 215 | Dolton, Ill. | Thornridge HS

High school honors -- Earned honorable mention all-state honors as a junior... was first team all-conference as a junior and senior... Career -- rushed for 1,328 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior... gained 962 yards and scored 16 touchdowns as a junior... scored 12 touchdowns while rushing for 1,208 yards as a sophomore... rushed for 1,072 yards and 10 touchdowns as a freshman... also lettered in track and basketball.

Personal -- Born 2/14/93 in Martinsville, Va... athletic training major... mother is Shirley Watson... father, Oliver, is former heavyweight boxing champion... high school coach was Mike Morrissey.
 
Headlines
Thornridge's McCall Commits to Play Football at Iowa (The Times)
Hawks Get Commitment from RB McCall (The Examiner)
McCall Brings Boxing Attitude to Running Back (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Riley McMinn Edge
 DE | 6-7 | 219 | Rochester, Ill. | Rochester HS

High school honors -- First team Chicago Tribune all-state, second team Chicago Sun Times all-state and first team all- state selection as a senior... three-time first team all-conference honoree... Career -- three-year starter, finishing with 196 tackles, 28.5 sacks, 33 tackles for loss and three blocked punts... led team to a three playoff appearances and a 33-4 record during three-year prep career... guided team to 2010 state title, finishing with a perfect 14-0 record... team captain as a junior and senior... compiled 49 tackles and 5.5 sacks as a sophomore... recorded 67 tackles, 10 sacks, 16 tackles for loss and three blocked punts as a junior ... totaled 80 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and 13 sacks as a senior.

Personal -- Born 7/7/92... journalism major... named to pre Honor Roll all four years, finishing with a 4.0 GPA... academic all-conference selection... member of National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society... parents are Janet and Drew McMinn... high school coach was Derek Leonard.
 
Headlines
Riley McMinn Becomes 10th Iowa Verbal (HawkeyeInsider.com)
Recruit Riley McMinn Joins Hawkeyes (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
Projected Hoops Prodigy McMinn Becomes Gridiron Giant (The State Journal-Register)
 

Player Photo

Logo   John Raymon Edge
 DE | 6-5 | 240 | Richboro, Pa. | Council Rock North HS

High school honors -- Named to Lemming's Prep Football All-American team as a senior... Career -- played in just three games as a senior due to injury, recording 28 tackles... returned to action in final two games of the season, recording eight tackle on defense and eight pancake blocks on offense in final game... recorded 59 tackles as a junior, including four sacks, and collected eight pass break-ups... two-year letterman in football as defensive end and tight end... also earned three letters in basketball and two in track.

Personal -- Born 6/6/92... open major... parents are Trish and Jack Finney... high school coach was Adam Collachi.
 
Headlines
Pennsylvania DE Says Yes to Hawkeyes (The Gazette)
Raymon Overcomes Odds to Land at Iowa (HawkeyeInsider.com)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Jake Rudock Edge
 QB | 6-3 | 185 | Fort Lauderdale, Fla. | St. Thomas Aquinas HS

High school honors -- Named Broward County Player of the Year as a senior... South Florida Player of the Year by South Florida Sun-Sentinel and Scion South Florida High School Football Show... named to All-Southern USA team... Old Spice USA Player of the Year by USA Today... first team all-county by South Florida Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald... Player of the Year nominee as a junior and second team all-county by South Florida Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald... three-time Player of the Week by South Florida Sun-Sentinel... Career -- led prep team to district, regional state and national championship as a senior with perfect 15-0 record... team earned district and regional titles with 14-1 record as a junior... team posted 15-0 mark as a sophomore, earning district, regional, state and national championship... team posted 14-1 record as a freshman, earning district, regional and state titles... holds single game school records for passing yards (333) and touchdowns (5)... holds single season school records for passing yards (2,827), touchdown passes (36), pass completions (157), pass attempts (242), completion percentage (65%) and efficiency rating (210%)... holds career records for total yards (5,082), touchdown passes (73), completions (301), attempts (467), completion percentage (64%), efficiency rating (200%), wins as starting quarterback (31), state championships (3) and national titles (2)... completed 157-242 pass attempts for 2,827 yards and 36 touchdowns, with three interceptions as a senior... completed 15-20 passes for 333 yards and four touchdowns in nationally televised contest... as a junior completed 128-197 attempts for 1,945 yards and 34 touchdowns, with five interceptions... team captain... earned four letters in football and three in baseball, playing shortstop and first base... member of youth baseball team that twice won both Florida and national titles.

Personal -- Born 1/21/93... pre-medicine major... Principle Honors, 2007-11... National Honor Society, 2009-11... 2010 United States Marine Corps honor... Courage and Commitment Award... 2010 Florida High School Athletic Association Orange Bowl Committee Scholar Athlete Award... parents are Kathy and Bob Rudock... high school coach was George Smith.
 
Headlines
Florida QB Loves Iowa's O (The Gazette)
Jake Rudock's Record-Setting Day (ESPN.com)
Large-School Player of the Year; Jake Rudock (The Sentinal)
Florida QB Finds Fit in Midwest (The Gazette)
QB recruit Jake Rudock a Stats Machine (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
Rudock Staying Loyal (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
 

Player Photo

Logo   Melvin Spears Edge
 LB | 6-2 | 224 | Allen, Texas | Allen HS

High school honors -- Two-time unanimous first team all-conference selection... 2010 district defensive Most Valuable Player... 2010 Collin County Defensive Most Valuable Player... Dallas Morning News Defensive Player of the Year finalist... all-Dallas/Fort Worth first team linebacker... second team all-conference selection as a sophomore... Career -- finished with 250 tackles (159 solo), 16 tackles for loss, seven sacks, three interceptions and five forced fumbles during his three-year varsity career... helped team post a 35-5 record, which included an 18-1 district mark, and a 2008 state championship... led team to Bi-District title as both a junior and senior... team captain as a senior... totaled 105 tackles (67 solo), with four tackles for loss, two sacks, five forced fumbles and three interceptions as a senior ... collected 91 tackles (57 solo) with 10 tackles for loss and two sacks as a junior ... recorded 54 tackles (35 solo), with three sacks, as a sophomore.

Personal -- Born 11/6/92... engineering major... member of the National Honor Society, graduating with a 3.50 GPA... parents are Christi and Melvin Spears... high school coach was Tom Westerberg.
 
Headlines
Melvin Spears Commits to Iowa (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
Texas LB Makes It 15
 

Player Photo

Logo   Jordan Walsh Edge
 OL | 6-4 | 260 | Glendale Heights, Ill. | Glenbard West HS

High school honors -- Offense-Defense All-American and second team Rivals All-American as a senior... named first team all-state by the Illinois Coaches Association, Rivals and Chicago Tribune as both a junior and senior... named to six all-area teams, including the Pioneer Press, DuPage County Daily Herald, Tom Lemming/NCSA, Chicago Sun Times and ESPN Chicago, as a junior and senior... two-time first team all-conference selection by the West Suburban Silver coaches... was a junior All-American by MaxPreps... named the Chicago Sun Times and Sportspower.com Player of the Week during junior campaign... Career -- three-year starter in offensive line at either guard or tackle, helping prep team post three-year record of 35-4... led prep team to three consecutive conference championship and a runner-up state finish as a junior, a semifinal appearance as a sophomore and a quarterfinal showing as a senior... had 206 pancake blocks and did not allow a sack during three-year varsity career... earned varsity letters in football, wrestling and track.

Personal -- Born 12/11/92... open major... parents are Natalie and Orlando Walsh... high school coach was Chad Hetlet.
 
Headlines
Jordan Walsh Commits to Iowa (ESPN.com)
Hawkeye Football Recruit Jordan Walsh is "A Big One" (Iowa City Press-Citizen)
Hawkeyes Pick Up Illinois O-Lineman (The Gazette)
Glenbard West Finds a Steady Constant in Player Jordan Walsh (Tribune Local)
 

Player Photo

Twitter
  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago