March 22, 2013

Iowa Jumbo ATH talks Stanford

Iowa tight end/outside linebacker Matt Nelson picked up the first major BCS offer of his recruitment earlier this week from Stanford. The Cardinal first made contact with the Cedar Rapids native last week.

"Coach Turner first called my high school coach and he just said we saw this kid on film and wonder if we could get him to call us so we can learn more about him and all that sort of stuff," Nelson said. "So I called him, and they showed a lot of interest. You could tell that they did because he was really excited just to talk to me, he said, and get to know more about me."

Apparently Turner and the Cardinal staff liked what they heard. Stanford extended Nelson a scholarship offer a few days later.

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