May 2, 2006

Nielsen is a first night call for ISU

The spring evaluation period ushers in the first coach-initiated contact outside of mailings and text messages between schools and recruits. Starting May 1 coaches can call prospects prospects, but are limited to one phone call during the month. Iowa State used their one phone call on the first day of contact to reach Humboldt (Iowa) linebacker Tyler Nielsen.

The phone call was actually the second time in the last week that the 6-foot-4, 205-pound Nielsen had spoken with McCarney.

The Cyclones, Iowa and Purdue have offered Nielsen, all last week. At this stage, his two favorites are the Hawks and Iowa State.

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