Iowa football hosting junior day this weekend

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Photo courtesy of Travion Ford Twitter page.

By Tyler Devine

IOWA CITY, Iowa - The Iowa football team is hosting its first junior day of 2019 this weekend.

Roughly 50 prospects from the 2020, 2021 and 2022 recruiting classes will be on hand to take in the sights and sounds of the Iowa campus.

Among theĀ visitors will beĀ 2021 defensive end Travion Ford, who already has scholarship offers from many college football blue bloods.

The 6-foot-4, 215-pound Ford currently holds offers from Iowa, Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio State, Tennessee and Utah.

Iowa also will be getting a visitor from a little farther away in three-star defensive back Omari Porter.

Porter, a native of Auburn, Ala., received an offer from Iowa in January.

The 6-foot-1, 180-pound Porter also has offers from Alabama-Birmingham, Florida Atlantic, Indiana, Memphis, Michigan, Oregon, Purdue, Vanderbilt and Virginia.

Junior Day visitors

2020 class

RB Quadre Nicholson, 6-0, 185, Evanston, Ill.

DB Omari Porter, 6-1, 180, Auburn, Ala.

WR Marques Buford, 5-11, 185, Cedar Hill, Texas

WR Myles Pettaway, 6-2, 185, Aurora, Ill.

RB Ky Thomas, 5-11, 195, Topeka, Kan.

LB Decari Randle, 6-2, 220, Chicago, Ill.

RB Jean Marc Etienne, 5-11, 175, Lincolnshire, Ill.

WR David Baker, 6-2, 190, Indianapolis, Ind.

DB Jake Fex, 6-0, 182, Colleyville, Texas

TE Nate Muersch, 6-5, 200, Lombard, Ill.

DE Joe Moore, 6-4, 245, St. Louis, Mo.

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

DE Seth Anderson, 6-4, 253, Moorhead, Minn.

LB Riley Nowakowski, 6-3, 220, Milwaukee, Wis.

OL Kevo Wesley, 6-5, 260, Chicago, Ill.

DB Semaj Brown, 6-2, 190, Calumet City, Ill.

DB Jordan Vincent, 5-10, 180, Lincolnshire, Ill.

ATH Jack Moses, 5-11, 185, Lake Zurich, Ill.

WR James Piggott, 6-3, 200, Lake Zurich, Ill.

TE Joe Stoffel, 6-4, 228, River Falls, Wis.

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

DE Zach Lasek, 6-8, 235, Ainsworth, Iowa

TE Noah Abbott, 6-6, 210, Bettendorf, Iowa

WR Jace Andregg, 6-2, 196, Solon, Iowa

DE Cade Winkel, 6-4, 250, Algona, Iowa

WR Wyatt Wegener, 6-2, 180, Algona, Iowa

LB Justin Quast, 6-1, 205, Lake Zurich, Ill.

TE Russell Corrigan, 6-4, 230, Hutchinson, Minn.

QB Jackson Waring, 6-3, 195, Des Moines, Iowa

OL Cody Fayette, 6-4, 259, Wichita, Kan.

2021 class

LB Jaden Harrell, 6-2, 215, Urbandale, Iowa

DB Justin Walters, 6-1, 170, Bolingbrook, Ill.

DE Travion Ford, 6-4, 215, St. Peters, Mo.

OL Tyler Maro, 6-7, 225, Davenport, Iowa

OL Ramarco Ford, 5-11, 255, Ferguson, Mo.

DT Gabriel Rubio, 6-5, 280, St. Peters, Mo.

OL Luke Pinnick, 6-4, 295, State Center, Iowa

LB Randolph Kpai, 6-3, 185, Sioux Falls, S.D.

OL Connor Colby, 6-6, 275, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

OL Bastian Swinney, 6-6, 260, Edina, Minn.

2022 class

WR Tyler Morris, 5-10, 153, La Grange Park, Ill.

RB Arlen Harris, 5-10, 175, St. Peters, Mo.

Iowa commits

QB Deuce Hogan, 6-4, 200, Grapevine, Texas

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

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

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