November 30, 2011

Hawks ready to offer 2014 OL

Ross Pierschbacher is not even halfway through his sophomore year at Cedar Falls High School, but he already has a lot of early college interest. This week, the 6-foot-5, 270-pound offensive lineman picked up his second scholarship offer and it was a big one coming from the in-state Iowa Hawkeyes.

"My coach, Coach Mitchell, told my dad that Coach Ferentz had watched our game against City High and was really impressed," said Pierschbacher. "Then he watched some more film on me and liked what he saw there too, so they decided they're going to offer a full ride this week, a verbal offer."

Pierschbacher's first offer came from Northern Iowa after he attended their camp this past summer. While he will always remember that one as well, the offer from Iowa holds special meaning for the lifelong Hawkeye fan.

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