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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

The Iowa football team secured a verbal commitment from one of the nation's top running backs on Monday night. Eno Benjamin chose Iowa over a large number of high profile offers.

During his junior season at Wylie East High School (TX), Benjamin rushed for 2,652 yards and 41 rushing touchdowns. He tallied 3,035 all-purpose yards.

Benjamin, a 4-star prospect, is rated as one of the top 15 running backs in the class of 2017. He's the ninth commitment for Iowa in that class.

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