May 8, 2006

Nielsen visiting Iowa City this week

After Humboldt defensive lineman Cody Hundertmark committed to Iowa this past weekend, many Hawkeyes fans wondered if high school teammate Tyler Nielsen would be next.

While the 6-foot-4, 205-pound Nielsen is not ready to say when he plans to make a decision, he will be visiting Iowa City this Saturday.

Nielsen, who earned first team all-state honors in Class 3A last year, received phone calls from Iowa and Iowa State this past week.

Both in-state schools, along with Purdue, have extended scholarship offers to the linebacker this spring. With a 4.5 forty and a 36-inch vertical, several more schools might jump on board, but they better hurry as Nielsen hopes to wrap things up by the end of May.

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