Hawkeye Hoops, Football Handing Out Scholarship Offers

May 8, 2019

Written by Rob Howe

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Blink and you could miss something in recruiting during this time of year. Open evaluation periods in football and basketball are leading to Iowa handing out scholarship offers.

We’re only halfway through the work week, and plenty of opportunities have gone out. They followed a flurry last week.

Here’s a look:

-On the football side, the Hawkeyes are making a push at receiver. Last week, they offered Florida’s Kaleb Long, who spoke with HN about it. They came back with an offer for Peoria’s Kaevion Mack on Monday and fellow Illinois product AJ Lawson on Tuesday. They jumped back into the Sunshine State on Wednesday with offers for Quavon Matthews and Ajou Ajou.

-Iowa is in the running for top tight ends Theo Johnson, Jonathan Odom and Caleb Fauria, but it was determined to not wait around. It jumped in with Ohio’s Luke Lachey on Wednesday.

Continue reading below

Related In HawkeyeNation Forums

-Webster Groves (MO) defensive end Noah Arinze reported an Iowa offer on Tuesday night and fellow D-lineman Jerhan Newton grabbed one last week. Another player at the position, Fort Wayne’s Deonte Craig, announced an offer last week.

Continue reading below

-The Hawkeyes also are jumping in with sophomores and freshmen. In the ’21 class, Jakailin Johnson, Avante Dickerson, Rayshaun Benny, Mac Uihlein, Cane Berrong, Ryan Keeler and Agiye Hall are reporting recent offers. Ninth-graders’ Gavin Sawchuk, Kevin Lamar Coleman Jr., and Toriano Pride Jr. are doing the same.

On the basketball side, coach Fran McCaffery and staff were busy in the ’20 class on Wednesday. Wisconsin’s Jonathan Davis, and Chicago’s DJ Steward and Nimari Burnett, who spoke with HN, reported scholarship offers. They came on the heels of reported opportunities from Zach Loveday, Davion Bradford and John Hugley from last week.

Continue reading below

Trending in Forums View All >

HawkeyeNation Archives View All >

Schwartz: Ten Sentences From Megan Gustafson’s WNBA Release

David Schwartz

May 26, 2019

Trying to make sense of surprising development for former Hawkeye star.

Long Relationship with Iowa Leads to Offer for Tanor Bortolini

Rob Howe

May 25, 2019

Wisconsin offensive lineman visited during the spring.

Minnesota Eliminates Hawkeyes from B1G Tournament

Athletic Communications

May 25, 2019

Iowa season ends with pair of Friday losses in Omaha.

Iowa Offer Brings Tears to Recruit’s Mother

Rob Howe

May 24, 2019

Hawkeyes working on bringing in Connecticut WR Diante Vines for visit.

Rising Receiver Christian Fitzpatrick Wants to See Iowa

Rob Howe

May 23, 2019

Michigan wideout planning on summer visit.

HN Podcast: NCAA Likeness Topic

Jon Miller

May 23, 2019

Miller and Deace discuss how the NCAA is examining the notion of allowing athletes to profit off of their own likeness.

Bigger Ten: Coach Rankings

Jon Miller

May 23, 2019

Deace shares his rankings of FBS coaches with actual objective data as opposed to feels.

Schwartz: Bohannon Makes The Smart Call, Handles Health

David Schwartz

May 23, 2019

It’s OK for Hawkeye sharp-shooter to put self first.

TOP