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Football

Re-al Mitchell & St. John Bosco on ESPNU tonight

Iowa State quarterback commit Re-al Mitchell will lead St. John Bosco up against St. Thomas Aquinas tonight at 6 central time on ESPNU.

St. John Bosco, the defending state champions in California, enter the game as the nation’s No. 3 team while Aquinas, the defending champions in Florida, are No. 5.

Mitchell is rated as the No. 21 dual-threat quarterback in the country by 247Composite. He is the highest-rated player in Iowa State’s class and the No. 597 prospect in the country.

The 5-foot-11.5, 190-pound signal-caller threw for 30 touchdowns and ran for 15 more as a junior last season while leading St. John Bosco to the nation’s No.2 ranking. Bosco opened last season with a win over St. Xavier (Ohio) on national television and Cyclone fans will be hoping to see more of the same on Friday.

Jared Stansbury

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Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.