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’18 Missouri Athlete Dallas Craddieth Talks About Iowa Offer

Rob Howe

March 7, 2016

Sophomore Receiver Dallas Craddieth received his first live look at Iowa during Sunday’s Junior Day at the school. The Missouri product picked of a Hawkeye offer on the stop and talked with HN about it.

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Spirit Lake OT Zach Dysktra Calls Iowa Offer a Big One

Rob Howe

March 7, 2016

Zach Dykstra’s stop at Iowa’s Junior Day this weekend proved to be a good one. The Spirit Lake (IA) High offensive lineman picked up and Hawkeye scholarship offers. He talked with HN about what it means to him.

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Goodwin Adds Iowa Football Offer to Go with One from Hawkeye Hoops

Rob Howe

March 7, 2016

It’s not often that a high school athlete can claim scholarship offers from Iowa in football and basketball. It makes Illinois standout Jordan Goodwin unique following an opportunity from Hawkeye football Sunday. He talked to HN about both coaches and how he feels about the programs.

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Hawkeyes Offer Valley High QB Rocky Lombardi

Rob Howe

March 6, 2016

Iowa hosted a big junior day on Sunday and during it handed out an in-state offer to West Des Moines Valley QB Rocky Lombardi. He talked to HN about the opportunity.

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Hawkeyes Hoping to Make Hay at Junior Day

Rob Howe

March 4, 2016

Iowa is poised to hold its second junior day of the winter on Sunday. An impressive list of prospects are expected to converge on Iowa City. Here’s a closer look.

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’18 WR from Marvin McNutt’s Alma Mater Visiting Hawkeyes

Rob Howe

March 3, 2016

Iowa is set to host a Junior Day this weekend with a large contingent of prospects. But it’s more than a gathering of 11th-graders. Missouri Sophomore WR/DB Dallas Craddieth expects to attend the event and learn more about the Hawkeyes.

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Hawkeyes Sit in Top 3 for Missouri 4-Star WR McQuitty

Rob Howe

March 2, 2016

Iowa plays host to a large contingent of football prospects at Sunday’s Junior Day. Missouri Wide Receiver Jaevon McQuitty is expected to be one of the top targets expected attending the event. He told HN that he has the Hawkeyes high on his list.

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Top Iowa Target Eno Benjamin Receives Flurry of Offers

Rob Howe

March 1, 2016

Schools like Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma State and West Virginia have stepped up with recent scholarship offers for Texas 4-Star running back Eno Benjamin. Has that changed Iowa’s position at that top of his list? He tells HawkeyeNation.com.

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Michigan WR Cody White Hearing Good Things About Hawkeyes

Rob Howe

February 26, 2016

Wide Receiver remains a high priority in the 2017 recruiting class for Iowa. Michigan pass catcher Cody White sits high on the Hawkeyes board. He told HN he likes what he’s hearing from the Big Ten schools and plans to see it in person soon.

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Hawkeyes Offering First Stands Out to NJ WR Eddie Lewis

Rob Howe

February 25, 2016

Iowa identified Eddie Lewis more than a year ago and offered him a scholarship, his first. The Hawkeyes impressed the dynamic New Jersey wide receiver, who hopes to visit the Big Ten school.

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’18 Indy RB Markese Stepp Likes Hawkeyes, Visiting Soon

Rob Howe

February 24, 2016

The recruiting clock continues to tick quicker with each passing class. It requires college coaches to evaluate players earlier in their high school careers. One of the prospects Iowa has identified in the ’18 cycle is Indianapolis RB Markese Stepp. He told HN he likes the Hawkeyes and scheduled a visit.

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Maryland DE Marcus Bowman Hoping to Visit the Hawkeyes

Rob Howe

February 23, 2016

Iowa has landed some talented prospects from the Washington D.C. area in recent years. The Hawkeyes are hoping Maryland defensive end Marcus Bowman could be the next in that line.

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Iowa RB Target Rowell has Matt Bowen in his Corner

Rob Howe

February 21, 2016

Recruiting often comes down to connections. That’s good news for Iowa in its pursuit of Illinois RB Jordan Rowell, who has former Hawkeye Matt Bowen on his high school coaching staff.

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Hawkeyes Hoping Strong Relationship with Indy Cathedral Pays Off in ’17

Rob Howe

February 18, 2016

Iowa has come close to landing prospects at Indianapolis Cathedral Prep in the past. The Hawkeyes are hoping to end the drought in the 2017 Class, offering Irish juniors Ben Stewart and Pete Werner this week.

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Cincinnati Safety Keontae’ Jones Intrigued by Iowa Offer

Rob Howe

February 18, 2016

The Hawkeyes enjoyed recent success pulling a defensive back out of Cincinnati with B.J. Lowery. Iowa is trying to strike again in the Queen City with safety Keontae’ Jones, to whom in offered a scholarship on Wednesday. He spoke to HN about the opportunity.

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In-State DL Dylan Boles Hearing from Hawkeyes

Rob Howe

February 17, 2016

In-State Defensive Lineman Dylan Boles visited Iowa in the fall and has received encouraging feedback from the Hawkeyes. He talked to HN about when he might be back in Iowa City and who else is pursuing him.

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Spirit Lake’s Zach Dykstra Set to Visit Hawkeyes

Rob Howe

February 16, 2016

Iowa already has landed four in-state prospects in the 2017 recruiting class. The Hawkeyes continue to comb the landscape locally looking for more future contributors. Spirit Lake’s Zach Dykstra has caught their eye and will be visiting next month.

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Hawkeyes Extend Offer to Versatile Detroit Athlete Scotty Nelson

Rob Howe

February 15, 2016

Iowa landed a lot of versatile athletes in its 2016 recruiting class. The Hawkeyes continued down that path on Monday when they offered Detroit junior Scotty Nelson, who likes what he’s hearing from the Big Ten school.

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Hawkeyes Monitoring Michigan Sophomore Danny Kolp

Rob Howe

February 15, 2016

Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery likes moving early on prospects, often beating the competition to the punch. The Hawkeyes like what they see from Michigan Sophomore Danny Kolp and he tells HN the feeling is mutual.

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Oklahoma Invites Kallenberger for Visit, Hawkeyes Keeping on Heat

Rob Howe

February 15, 2016

Of the five in-state players Iowa has offered a scholarship in the 2017 Class, four of them have committed. Bettendorf OT Mark Kallenberger has decided to take some time with the process. He shared with HN is latest thoughts.

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Iowa Grabs Interest of 4-Star Cincinnati RB Jarell White

Rob Howe

February 13, 2016

Iowa is working hard to fortify its running back position in the 2016 Recruiting Class. Cincinnati La Salle High standout Jarell White is among the Hawkeyes top targets and he likes what he’s hearing from the Big Ten West champs.

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