Throwback Thursday: Looking back at Iowa's starters as recruits
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Throwback Thursday: Looking back at Iowa's starters as recruits

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In our Throwback Thursday feature, we are going to take a look back at the Iowa starters, and their opponents week by week, and see how they were ranked as recruits.

OFFENSE

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QUARTERBACK

RUNNING BACK

FULLBACK

WIDE RECEIVERS

TIGHT END

OFFENSIVE LINE (LT, LG, C, RG, RT)

DEFENSE (4-2-5)

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DEFENSIVE LINE (LE, LT, RT, RE)

LINEBACKERS (MLB, WLB)

DEFENSIVE BACKS (CASH, LC, RC, SS, FS)

SPECIAL TEAMS

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SPECIALISTS (PK, P)

NOTES:

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-Average star rating on offense: 2.55

-Average star rating on defense: 2.27

-Monte Pottebaum, Nick DeJong, Jack Koerner, and Caleb Shudak originally joined the Iowa football program as walk-ons coming out of high school.

-Zach VanValkenburg (Hillsdale) came to Iowa as a grad transfer in 2019.

-Iowa starters that had an Indiana offer coming out of high school: Tyrone Tracy Jr., Noah Shannon, John Waggoner, Tyler Goodson, Justin Britt, and Dane Belton.

-Other players on Iowa's roster that had an Indiana offer: Dallas Craddieth, Jestin Jacobs, Sebastian Castro, Luke Lachey, Elijah Yelverton, Tyler Elsbury, Deontae Craig, Reginald Bracy, David Davidkov, Beau Stephens, and Jeff Bowie.