Athlete Beau Freyler has committed to the Cyclones. Freyler is a very versatile player and is a huge get for the Cyclones in the class of 2021 The 6'2 player out of Pine Creek, Colorado had offers from Arizona, Nebraska, Kansas State, Michigan State and 18 others! It will be interesting to see what Campbell has in mind for Beau. 247 ranked Beau as the 13th best player in the state of Colorado.
UNC Defensive Back Greg Ross has transferred to Iowa State. The graduate transfer totalled 57 tackles and 9 pass breakups at UNC. He was the #1 ranked safety from Maryland as a recruit and boasted offers from schools like Clemson, Iowa, and Kentucky. Look for him to play a big role for the Cyclones with Anthony Johnson and Datrone Young in the secondary.
Ross has shown his great ability to guard receivers 1 on 1 on an island as seen in this video:
I will dive into the top 10 best Rated Iowa State Football Recruits of the Decade. I used many sources, the top 2 being ESPN and 247 Sports. I looked at many factors including each players scouting grade, number of stars, and their recruitment level throughout ALL of their high school careers. I also took into account top recruit camps they were invited to, etc.
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#10: qB Re-Al Mitchell- St. John Bosco (CA)
Re-al Mitchell was a top QB coming out of high school during his junior year at St. Johns Bosco. He had rankings as high as 5 stars and his elite status landed him a spot on the Netflix show QB1. However, due to turbulence amid his senior season, he lost his starting QB job at his top nationally ranked high school to Clemson QB DJ Uialagelei, the #1 ranked QB in his class. Due to this, Re-Al Mitchell dipped to a 3 star. He was still invited to the Elite 11 camp, which selects the top 11 quarterbacks in each class. Mitchell has recently entered the transfer portal. However, before leaving the Cyclones, he was able to throw for a touchdown and run for multiple.
Check Out Re-Al's High School Highlights:
Linebacker Carston Marshall has committed to Iowa State. He has decent size at 6'3" and will look to add speed on defense. Carston is the 12th Cyclone in the fast filling up class of 2021. He chose ISU over Akron, Army, Buffalo, Princeton and others. He is the 46th ranked player in Ohio and 83 LB in the nation according to 247 Sports.
Tight End Tyler Moore from Johnston High School (Johnston, Iowa) has committed to Iowa State. He chose ISU over UCF, UNI, Toledo and others. The Tight End also received interest from Iowa. Moore is another 2021 commit for Campbell and staff. He totaled over 300 yards and 4 TDs in his junior campaign for Johnston.
Check out a quick glimpse of Mendeszoom in the Highlights:
Tight End DeShawn Hanika has committed to the Cyclones from Butler Community College. Hanika has great size at 6'6" and 225 pounds. The Topeka, Kansas native had offers from Louisiana, Florida Atlantic, UTEP as well as ISU. He also had interest from Colorado. Deshawn will be reclassifying to the 2020 class. Hanika looks to follow in the steps of top current Cyclone tight ends like Charlie Kolar and Chase Allen.
3 ⭐️ DB Noah Biglow has committed to the Clones. The Florida Native chose ISU over Virginia. 247 Sports ranked him the #67 CB in the class and #91 player out of Florida. He also had offers from Army, Western Kentucky and more. This brings the amount of 2021 commits to 8 for the Iowa State football program. Noah's speed could help the clones immediately on special teams.
3 ⭐️ DT Howard Brown in the class of 2021 has committed to the Clones. Kansas City Native chose ISU over Kansas, Akron, Tulsa and Others. Howard also played QB in high school, totaling over 80 TD. This is a big get for Matt Campbell and staff due to the graduation of DTs Johnson and Lima from Iowa State. This brings the amount of 2021 commits to 7 for the Iowa State football program. Look for Howard on the field in the next couple seasons for the Cyclones.