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There are still states that have to play their state championships, but all of Iowa’s commits in the 2024 and 2025 class have concluded their junior or senior seasons.

Iowa’s 2024 class consists of 20 scholarship commits, with seven known walk-on additions, and the 2025 class has two scholarship commits.With the season coming to a close, let’s look at how future Hawkeyes performed this fall.

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QB James Resar – Jacksonville (Fla.) Bishop Kenny finished the year with a 6-5 record. Resar completed 120-of-194 passes for 1,582 yards, 15 touchdowns, and eight interceptions. Resar also had 356 rushing yards and four touchdowns on the season.

RB Xavier Williams – The St. John (Ind.) Lake Central three-star running back missed six games due to a sprained MCL in his senior season. He played in five games and had 94 carries for 669 yards, and four touchdowns.

RB Brevin Doll – Doll suffered a broken arm in the week three loss to Lewis Central. In two and a half games, Doll had 40 carries for 347 yards, and four touchdowns. He also had six receptions for 116 yards, and two touchdowns.

WR Reece Vander Zee – Central Lyon/George-Little Rock was one play away from taking home the Class 2A state championship for the second year in a row, but came up short. Vander Zee played quarterback for the Lions, completing 74.4 percent of his passes for 1,288 yards, 14 touchdowns, and four interceptions. He had 1,767 yards rushing, averaging 9.3 yards per carry, with 24 touchdowns. On defense, he had 41.5 tackles and two interceptions. He also had two receptions for 60 yards, both of which went for touchdowns.

WR KJ Parker – Elmhurst (Ill.) Immaculate Conception finished the year with a 9-3 record, and lost in the Class 4A state quarterfinals. In 10 games, Parker had 40 receptions for 742 yards, and six touchdowns, with 31 tackles, 13 pass deflections, and four interceptions on defense.

TE Michael Burt – Omaha (Neb.) Creighton Prep finished the year with a 4-6 record. Burt had 15 catches for 270 yards, and three touchdowns in Creighton Prep’s run-heavy offense.

TE Gavin Hoffman – Overland Park (KS) Blue Valley Northwest finished the year with a 6-5 record. Hoffman had 22 receptions for 542 yards, and six touchdowns in eight games.

OL Cody Fox – For the second year in a row, East Buchanan made it to the UNI-Dome in Class A. Fox and the Bucaneers came up short in the state semifinals as they fell to Woodbury Central, 28-20. Fox played an important part on the offensive line as EB had 3,308 rushing yards as a team. On defense, Fox had 62.5 tackles, nine tackles for a loss, and four sacks.

OL Bodey McCaslin – Saint Charles East (Ill.) finished the year with a 1-8 record. McCaslin excelled on the offensive line for the Fighting Saints, and he also had 36 tackles, six tackles for a loss, and a sack on defense.

OL Josh Janowski – Frankfort (Ill.) Lincoln-Way East went into the Class 8A State Championship with an undefeated record, but fell to Loyola Academy, one of the top powerhouses in the state of Illinois. Janowski played center for the Griffins this fall, and helped them average 160 rushing yards per game.

OL Will Nolan – Arlington Heights (Ill.) Hersey finished the regular season undefeated, before being upset by Downers Grove North in the second round of the IHSA 7A Playoffs. Hersey had a dominant offense, averaging 401.7 total yards of offense per game in 2023.

DL Drew Campbell – Cedar Falls went through its ups and downs throughout the year, but were playing its best football towards the end of the season. Cedar Falls was beaten by Class 5A State Champion Southeast Polk in the Class 5A quarterfinals, a two-point conversion away from going to the UNI-Dome. Campbell finished the year with 64.5 tackles, 21 tackles for a loss, and nine sacks.

DL Chima Chineke – Plano (Tex.) East finished the year with a 6-5 record. In 10 games, Chineke had 48 tackles, eight tackles for a loss, and 5.5 sacks on the defensive line, with a pass deflection.

DL Devan Kennedy – Phoenix (Ariz.) Brophy Prep ended the year with a 10-3 record, and lost in the AIA 6A state semifinals in overtime, 36-35, to Red Mountain. Kennedy 49 tackles, 8.5 tackles for a loss, 4.5 sacks, and 18 quarterback hurries in 13 games.

DL Joseph Anderson – St. Louis (Mo.) Westminster Christian Academy ended the year with a 7-6 record. Anderson had 76 total tackles, 23 tackles for a loss, and seven sacks.

LB Cam Buffington – Winfield-Mount Union made it to the 8-man state semifinals and fell short to Algona Bishop Garrigan. Buffington was dominant for WMU this fall as he finished the year with 1,362 rushing yards, averaging 11.5 yards per carry, and 25 touchdowns. He had 22 receptions for 613 yards, and 11 touchdowns. On defense, he had 106.5 tackles, 18 tackles for a loss, and four sacks.

LB Preston Ries – Monticello made it to the state semifinals in Class 2A, and Ries was one of the most dominant players in the state. At quarterback, Ries completed 62.8 percent of his passes for 2,559 yards, 24 touchdowns, and nine interceptions. He had 251 carries for 1,926 yards, and 33 touchdowns on the ground. On defense, he had 97 tackles, 27.5 tackles for a loss, and five sacks.

LB Derek Weisskopf – Weisskopf and Williamsburg came out on top in Class 3A as state champs. Weisskopf took over at quarterback in the second half of the season, completing 58.2 percent of his passes for 1,123 yards, 20 touchdowns, and four interceptions. He also had 57 carries for 317 yards, and two touchdowns, with 14 receptions for 212 yards, and four touchdowns. On defense, he had 50 tackles and four interceptions, including one that was a pick-six.

‌DB Rashad Godfrey – Seffner (Fla.) Armwood finished the season with a 10-2 record. Godfrey had 33 tackles with a tackle for a loss, five pass deflections, and two fumble recoveries.

DB Jaylen Watson – Toledo (OH) Central Catholic dominated the state of Ohio, finishing the year with a 16-0 record, and taking home the Division III state championship. Watson played both ways for Central Catholic, and he stood out. Watson finished the year with 62 receptions for 1,202 yards with 164 rushing yards and 16 total touchdowns on offense. On defense, he had 16 tackles and four pass breakups. Watson was originally a wide receiver in high school, but the Hawkeyes want him at defensive back.


DB/LB Graham Eben – Eben, who will play linebacker at Iowa or the CASH, was a standout in the backfield alongside Vander Zee. He had 188 carries for 1,415 yards, and 31 touchdowns. He also had 22 catches for 271 yards, and three touchdowns. On defense, he had 48 tackles and three interceptions.

ATH Drew Larson – Larson started the year at quarterback for Iowa City High, completing 27-of-36 passes for 326 yards, three touchdowns, and one pick. As a wide receiver, he had eight catches for 76 yards, and two touchdowns. On defense, where Larson will play at Iowa, he had nine tackles and two interceptions.

DT Trent Cakerice – Grundy Center took home the Class 1A State Championship, and Cakerice was one of the most dominant players in the state. He finished the year with 56.5 tackles, 16.5 tackles for a loss, and seven sacks.

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RB Grant Glausser – Glausser was one of the most productive running backs in Iowa as a senior for Western Dubuque. Glausser had 334 carries for 2,908 rushing yards, and 33 touchdowns as a senior. He also had 13 receptions for 215 yards and four touchdowns. He had 36 carries for 193 yards and two touchdowns in the state semifinal win over Bondurant-Farrar. He then set the Class 4A State Championship record with 268 yards on 33 carries with three touchdowns in the loss to Lewis Central.

DB Kyler Gerardy – Gerardy was originally committed to play at North Dakota State on scholarship, but the Hawkeyes pulled off the flip, and will get him as a walk-on. Gerardy completed 73 percent of his passes for 1,380 yards, 14 touchdowns, and three interceptions. He did a lot of damage with his feet, too, as he had 96 carries for 843 yards, and 13 touchdowns. He had 15 tackles on the year with an interception.

TE DJ Vonnahme – Vonnahme played wide receiver and safety this fall for Carroll Kuemper. He finished the year with 28 receptions for 567 yards and 12 touchdowns on offense. On defense, he had 18 tackles and five interceptions, one that went for a pick six.

TE Cole Marsh – The Waverly-Shell Rock product had 18 receptions for 320 yards and eight touchdowns on offense. On defense, he had four tackles, two tackles for a loss, and an interception


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LB Burke Gautcher – Sycamore (Ill.) finished the year 9-2, and Gautcher thrived at quarterback and safety for the Spartans. Gautcher had 1084 passing yards, 12 touchdowns with 589 rushing yards and six touchdowns at quarterback. On defense, as he’ll play linebacker at Iowa, he had 70 tackles, 10 tackles for a loss, and four interceptions.

OL/DL Joey VanWetzinga – Pleasant Valley had VanWetzinga play both offensive line and defensive line in his junior season. He fits the mold of a center at Iowa. VanWetzinga helped PV’s rushing attack average 6.8 yards per carry, while he also had one carry for 36 yards. On defense, he had 37.5 tackles, 10 tackles for a loss, and 2.5 sacks on the year.

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