April 28, 2013

Nelson getting comfortable

Cedar Rapids Xavier defensive end Matt Nelson made the short drive to Iowa City on Saturday to watch the Hawkeyes' spring game at Kinnick Stadium. For the 6-foot-7, 249-pound Nelson, it was another chance to get an up close look at the Iowa football program and get to know the coaches recruiting him.

"I just got to meet with the coaches and talk to them a little more," said Nelson. "I think I talked with pretty much everybody on the staff. They just reiterated what they've told me before, that they would love to have me there next year."

The trip was Nelson's second visit to Iowa City in as many weeks.

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