Illinois tight end Sam LaPorta and Florida linebacker Yahweh Jeudy commit to Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa - The Iowa football team landed its 17th and 18th commitments in its 2019 recruiting class on Tuesday.

Three-star tight end Sam LaPorta told Blair Sanderson of Hawkeyereport.com on Tuesday night that he had chosed the Hawkeyes over scholarship offers from Bowling Green, Central Michigan and Eastern Michigan, among others.

Three-star linebacker Yahweh Jeudy announced his commitment on Twitter shortly after LaPorta.

The 6-foot-4, 215-pound LaPorta is the third tight end to commit to Iowa's 2019 class joining fellow Illinois natives Logan Lee and Josiah Miamen.

Lee is a native of Orion, Ill., while Miamen is a native of Dunlap, Ill. and both players are also rated three stars according to Rivals.com.

In total, Iowa has four players from Illinois currently commited to its 2019 class.

The 6-foot-2, 215-pound Jeudy has previously been committed to Kansas State.

Jeudy, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. is the third linebacker and second Florida native to commit to Iowa's 2019 class joining three-star defensive back and Tampa, Fla. native Dane Belton.

Clayon, Ohio native Jestin Jacobs and Cedar Falls, Iowa native Jack Campbell are the other linebackers in Iowa's class.