June 19, 2007

Hawkeyes land commitment No. 4

The Iowa Hawkeyes landed a verbal commitment today from Florida defensive back Jack Swanson. The 5-foot-11, 172-pound Swanson, who attends Naples High School, gave the coaching staff the news during an unofficial visit to campus.

Swanson, who made the visit to Iowa with his parents, chose the Hawkeyes over scholarship offers from Purdue and Florida International. After touring the campus and facilities today, the two-star prospect gave his commitment in a meeting with head coach Kirk Ferentz.

Recruited as a safety, Swanson racked up 83 tackles and two interceptions at the position as a junior at Naples. The Florida native, who has a 4.4 GPA and 1400 SAT, is the fourth verbal commitment for the Hawkeyes in the Class of 2008, joining defensive end Riley Reiff, offensive lineman James Ferentz, and running back Jason Ford.


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