Cody Fox

'24 Winthrop (IA) East Buchanan High offensive lineman Cody Fox (left) and Iowa Football coach Kirk Ferentz. 

Winthrop (IA) East Buchanan offensive lineman Cody Fox has three years of high school football ahead of him. He'll play them knowing where he's attending college. 
 
Fox (6-4, 265) announced Saturday night that he was verbally committing to Iowa Football. He picked up a Hawkeye scholarship offer earlier this month at a camp and was back on campus Saturday with his family. 
 
"I felt like it was a super easy decision. I always wanted to be a Hawkeye, so this was a dream becoming a reality," Cox told HN. 
 
Taylor Fox, Cody's older brother, is a sophomore on the Iowa team. They're from a Hawkeye family. 
 
"It was really awesome being able to share that moment with family. I’m really excited to join my brother as a part of the Hawkeye family," Cody said.

Cody Fox played both ways for East Buchanan last fall. As a defensive lineman, he totaled 24.5 tackles (15 solo, 6.5 for loss) and 2.5 sacks. He also kicked off and handled the bulk of the punting duties. 

Fox then went 2-2 as a freshman at the state wrestling tournament with two falls. He followed that up with with a track season that saw him throw the discus 129-3 (second in school history) and the shot put 39-9.5 (third all-time at East Buchanan). 

Fox became Iowa's first commitment in the '24 Class.  
 
"It’s a really great feeling already knowing where I’ll be in a few years. Now I can really focus on improving," he said.
 
Here's a look at Cody Fox's freshman highlights: