On the rise: Iowa owns B1G's second-best recruiting class with verbal pledge from Florida CB
Iowa’s early work on the recruiting trail continues to lead to impressive results in the 2020 rankings.
Tuesday, the Hawkeyes received a verbal pledge from three-star cornerback Keylen Gulley, a 6-foot, 165-pound player out of Largo, Florida. His commitment gave Iowa its 14th player in the 2020 class.
Gulley announced his commitment with a short message and a photo via Twitter. He’s the second player out of Largo to pledge to the Hawkeyes in the last three days, with three-star receiver Quavon Matthews committing on Sunday.
— ShowTime5️⃣ ⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@GulleyKeylen) June 14, 2019
With Gulley’s commitment, the Hawkeyes now rank second in the B1G with its 2020 class, behind only Ohio State. Iowa sits at No. 19 nationally.
Gulley ranks as the No. 114 player out of Florida, a state with a plethora of talent. He’s also listed as one of the top 70 cornerbacks in the cycle. Gulley had just two offers at the time of his commitment, picking Iowa over Southern Miss.
Kirk Ferentz has been known to find hidden gems on the recruiting trail and turn two- and three-star athletes into NFL prospects. He’s certainly found a pretty good talent out of the Largo area.