Three-star defensive end Deontae Craig commits to Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa - The Iowa football team's 2020 recruiting class is getting crowded.

Three-star defensive end Deontae Craig became the 23rd player to commit to the class on Friday when he announced his commitment via Twitter.

“I chose Iowa because of the stability of the coaching staff and how well they develop their players," Craig told

Craig, a native of Culver, Ind., turned down reported scholarship offers from Michigan, Michigan State, Notre Dame and Ohio State among others.

The 6-foot-3, 235-pound Craig is the eighth defensive lineman to join Iowa's 2020 class.

Iowa’s 2020 recruiting class

Gavin Williams, RB, 6-0, 195, West Des Moines, Iowa

Deuce Hogan, QB, 6-4, 191, Grapevine, Texas

Michael Lois, DE, 6-4, 260, Elkhorn, Wisc.

Isaiah Bruce, DE, 6-2, 247, Lena, Ill.

Logan Jones, DE, 6-3, 252, Council Bluffs, Iowa

Ethan Burkett, LB, 6-3, 230, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Josh Volk, OL, 6-4, 306, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Tyler Elsbury, OL, 6-5, 298, Byron, Ill.

Elijah Yelverton, TE, 6-5, 235, Dallas, Texas

Leshon Williams, RB, 5-10, 205, Oak Lawn, Ill.

Mason Richman, DE, 6-5, 259, Stilwell, Kan.

Yahya Black, DE, 6-5, 250, Marshall, Minn.

Quavon Matthews, WR, 6-0, 170, Largo, Fla.

Keylen Gulley, DB, 6-0, 167, Largo, Fla.

A.J. Lawson, DB, 6-2, 180, Decatur, Ill.

Brenden Deasfernandes, DB, 6-0, 161, Belleville, Mich.

Lukas Van Ness, DE, 6-5, 240, Barrington, Ill.

Jay Higgins, LB, 6-0, 209, Indianapolis, Ind.

Reggie Bracy, DB, 6-0, 190, Mobile, Ala.

Aaron Witt, DL, 6-5, 230, Winona, Minn.

Diante Vines, WR, 5-11, 189, Watertown, Conn.

Luke Lachey, TE, 6-7, 220, Grandview Heights, Ohio

Deontae Craig, DL, 6-3, 235, Culver, Ind.