June 22, 2013

Averette may decide soon

The Hawkeyes have not gone after many defensive tackles this year, but one prospect the coaching staff has offered at the position is Jemal Averette. This weekend, the Iowa coaching staff had a chance to host the 6-foot-2, 285-pound Averette on a campus visit and the Maryland native left town impressed with what the Hawkeyes have to offer.

"It was a really good visit," said Averette. "I'm glad I could make the trip and be part of the whole weekend and see everything they have going on at Iowa. It was an amazing experience."

Averette flew into Iowa on Friday with his mom and had a chance to spend two full days in Iowa City, which gave him an extended look at the campus and football facilities the Hawkeyes use on a day to day basis.

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