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Watch: Nico Ragaini Stands Out at Spring Practice

May 1, 2019

Written by Rob Howe

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IOWA CITY, Iowa – Nico Ragaini emerged as one of the top story lines during the recently concluded Iowa spring practice period. The freshman receiver from Connecticut drew rave reviews from his coaches and teammates.

“He’s a complete football player,” Iowa receicer coach Kelton Copeland said of Ragaini. “I hesitate to say that about a young guy, but he has a complete skill set. He has very, very good ball skills. He has exceptional ball skills. He can track balls that even a good receiver may struggle with.

“I wouldn’t label him a blazer as far as top-end speed, but he’s fast. He plays fast.”

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Ragaini backed up the hype, performing well during Friday’s open practice here at the football complex.

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