January 20, 2013

Scheel happy with his decision

Jay Scheel says there was nothing specific that made today the day for him to commit to Iowa. It was more about fulfilling a lifelong to dream to play college football for the Hawkeyes. We caught up with the 6-foot-1, 170-pound Scheel to talk about his decision today, what position he thinks he will play in college, and much more.

Q: Can you just talk about the meeting with Coach Ferentz this morning and how it all took place?

SCHEEL: Well, they wanted me to come down early to the junior day, so they could talk to me personally and have me sit down with Coach Ferentz. We were just talking in the press box and catching up a little bit and then I told him I wanted to accept the scholarship and make a commitment.

Q: What was his reaction?

SCHEEL: He kept saying, "That's fantastic," and seemed really excited and so did all of the other coaches.

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