July 26, 2013

Leohr is versatile

Iowa City High linebacker Jake Leohr may have only totaled 22 tackles as a junior but it his overall size and speed that is intriguing to colleges. At 6-foot-3, 220 pounds, this senior has become a sought after recruit across the Midwest.

"I have gotten calls from South Dakota, UNI, Minnesota State, Upper Iowa, and also Illinois, Iowa State, and Iowa."

Leohr speaks very highly of what the University of Iowa has to offer.

"I've lived in Iowa City my whole life so I grew up a Hawkeye fan. I like the program and the football team."

The Hawkeye coaches had a chance to work first hand with Leohr at their summer camp.

"I went to two Iowa State camps, an Iowa camp, Nebraska, and Illinois State. I got a chance to compete with players from around the Midwest and I thought they went really well."

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