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Tag: "Jay Scheel"

Four-star athlete from Iowa fulfills dream, becomes a Hawkeye

[ 0 ] February 5, 2014

LA PORTE CITY, Ia. – Reading defenses is a snap for Jay Scheel. It’s reading between the lines that’s a problem. Scheel, a football standout for Union Community High School, verbally committed to Iowa more than a year ago, and was among 21 recruits to sign a national letter of intent with the Hawkeyes today. […]

Video: Breakdown of Iowa’s 2014 recruiting class

[ 0 ] February 4, 2014

In advance of National Signing Day on Feb. 5, Hawkeye football beat reporter Andrew Logue fields questions from Des Moines Register sports editor Chad Leistikow. Among them: Was there a 4-8 hangover in this year’s class? Should fans be worried about the lack of high-profile names? Who is this year’s Desmond King of the class? […]

Signing day dissection: Big Ten football recruiting

[ 0 ] January 28, 2014

BY SCOTT ALLEN — USA Today Sports After ending the season with consecutive losses to Michigan State and Clemson, Ohio State and head coach Urban Meyer will get back in the win column on national signing day. With eight recruits among the Rivals.com 100, Ohio State’s class is the best in the Big Ten and […]

Iowa football adds two more players to its 2014 recruiting class

[ 0 ] January 26, 2014

An offense lineman from Waukee and a defensive back from Washington D.C. are the most recent additions to the Iowa football team’s 2014 recruiting class. Waukee offensive lineman Ross Reynolds announced on Twitter Sunday morning that he had committed to Iowa. “Just made it official. I committed to the Hawkeyes to play football next year!” […]

Iowa football lands another 2014 in-state recruit

[ 0 ] January 20, 2013

One of the first things Ross Pierschbacher did after making a verbal commitment to the Iowa football program last week was make a sales pitch to dual-threat quarterback Jay Scheel. Piershbacher, a high school junior offensive lineman from Cedar Falls, called Scheel shortly after committing to the Hawkeyes and tried to encourage Scheel to do the same thing. […]