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Hawkeye football recruit also had choice of Division I basketball

[ 0 ] February 5, 2014

Until about a year ago, Matt Nelson had reason to think that basketball would provide his best chance for a free college education. His first Division I scholarship offer came from Rice University for basketball during the 6-foot-8 Nelson’s junior year at Cedar Rapids Xavier. Several more offers in basketball soon followed, but now his […]

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!” […]

Xavier’s Nelson picks Iowa over Notre Dame and Stanford

[ 0 ] June 27, 2013

Matt Nelson was almost certain that he wanted to play football for the University of Iowa before taking a recent recruiting visit to Stanford. His trip last week to northern California made him certain that he wanted to be a Hawkeye. “I had an idea before I went out to Stanford, but it really sealed […]

Sports medicine may lure Nelson to Hawks

[ 0 ] June 5, 2013

If Matt Nelson ultimately decides to play football at the University of Iowa, Hawkeye fans probably should thank Dr. Ned Amendola as much as the Iowa coaches for landing him.