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Hawks get verbal from Xavier's Nelson

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Today the Iowa Hawkeyes got some good news when Cedar Rapids Xavier 6 feet 8 inch all state tightend/defensive end Matt Nelson tweeted he was going to play for the Hawks.

Nelson --number 84 is considered a three star recruit and one of top football prospects in the state.

Nelson chose Iowa over Stanford, Notre Dame, Florida State, Nebraska and wWsconsin--last year he helped lead the Saints to the 4A  state title game.

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