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Recruiting Roundup: June 23, 2018

Iowa State picked up three commitments this week, including the first for the class of 2020.

On Monday, the No. 92 rated athlete and No. 1014 overall, Leonard Glass (Fresno, Calif.), committed to ISU.  He was offered on April 3rd and took an official visit last weekend before making his pledge.  Glass held 9 offers, including P5 offers from Oregon State and Washington State.

Linebacker Aric Horne (Jacksonville, Fla.) committed to Iowa State on Friday.  He was offered on Thursday and is currently visiting Ames.  Horne is not yet rated by 247 Sports.  He has 19 offers, with a P5 offer from Rutgers.

The first commitment for the class of 2020 is PQB Aidan Bouman (Buffalo, Minn.) who committed on Thursday.  The Cyclones offered May 6th and he took a visit on June 2nd.

BASKETBALL LATEST:

*** Iowa State offered center Kai Jones (Wolfeboro, N.H.) on Tuesday.  Jones holds 13 P6 offers and has emerged due to a relationship with new ISU assistant James Kane.

*** Class of 2020 saw a new offer to point guard Zeb Jackson (Maumee, Ohio) on Monday.  Ohio State and Xavier are currently seen to be the early leaders.

*** ISU offered 2022 point guard Tamin Lipsey (Ames, Iowa) this past Saturday, becoming the first offer for the class.  Iowa State has not offered anyone in the 2021 class.

FOOTBALL LATEST:

*** The Cyclones made the top 10 for running back King Doerue (Amarillo, Texas) last Saturday.  He took an official to Minnesota this month, and the Gophers, Ole Miss, Texas A&M, and Texas Tech are thought to be his leaders.

*** Iowa State made the top eight of safety Brandon Joseph (College Station, Texas) on Sunday, which he released via Twitter.  The other teams that made the list include Arizona, Colorado, Northwestern, Purdue, Texas Tech, Utah and Vanderbilt.  The Cyclones offered the No. 90 rated safety on May 7th.

*** Running back Jirehl Brock (Quincy, Ill.) cancelled his Iowa official visit and moved his ISU official to this weekend.  The N0. 11 rated RB has long been a top target, along with Breece Hall (Wichita, Kan.).

*** The Cyclones made the top five for cornerback Eldridge Franklin (West Palm Beach, Fla.) on Monday.  The other four teams are Cincinnati, Florida Atlantic, UAB, and Kent State.  Iowa State offered on January 17th.

*** Iowa State made the top list for a pair of Detroit prospects in the middle of the week, which both announced with their Twitter accounts.  Safety Ormondell Dingle released a top 5 including Cincinnati, Central Michigan, ISU, Pittsburgh and Syracuse. Athlete Kyron McKinnie-Harper had a top 6 with Cincinnati, Central Michigan, Syracuse, Washington State, and Western Michigan joining the Cyclones in the list.

*** Released on Wednesday via Twitter, Donovan Ollie (Wylie, Texas) included ISU in his top 6 with Boston College, Northwestern, Kansas, Utah and Washington State.  The Cyclones offered May 4th.

*** Wide receiver Cole Pederson (Leon, Iowa) received an offer at an ISU camp on June 2nd, on June 19th he returned for another visit.

*** The Cyclones made the top 6 of cornerback Marcus Lafrance (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) per his Tweet on Friday.  Joining ISU in his list is Florida Atlantic, Ole Miss, Pittsburgh, Western Kentucky and Bowling Green.  ISU offered May 1st.

*** Iowa State cornerback commit Derrick “DJ” Miller (St. Louis, Mo.) moved up 8 spots in the 247 Sports Composite cornerback rankings and 30 spots overall, cracking the top 1000 at  No. 987.

SUMMARY:

High Interest:
OT Joacheim Price
WR Donovan Ollie
WR Khyheem Waleed
CB Alex Hogan
CB Marcus Lafrance

Football Official Visits June 22nd:
OT Ira Henry
RB Jirehl Brock
WR Khyheem Waleed
WR/CB DK Blaylock
OLB Aric Horne
CB Alex Hogan
ATH Dez Melton
ATH Kenny Logan

Football Visits:
WDE Blake Peterson: (Beresford, S.D.) 6/21
CB/S La’Darius Henry: (St. Petersburg, Fla.) 6/22
2020 OT Drake Heismeyer: (St. Charles, Mo.) 6/18
2020 OT Josh Fryar: (Beech Grove, Minn.) 6/19
2020 WR Cole Pederson: (Leon, Iowa) 6/19
2021 CB/WR Chase Lowery: (Plano, Texas) 6/21

Football Offers:
RB Daniel Fortune: (San Bernardino, Calif.) 6/14
S Ron Nunnery: (Pearland, Texas) 6/16
OLB Aric Horne: (Jacksonville, Fla.) 6/21
2021 PQB Athan Kaliakmanis: (Antioch, Ill.) 6/15

Basketball Offers:

C Kai Jones: 6/19
2020 PG Zeb Jackson: 6/18
2022 PG Tamin Lipsey: 6/15

Football Heating (Warmer on 247):

OT J.D. Duplain: Boston College, Michigan State
CB Shamar Martin: Arizona State, UCLA

Football Warming (Warm on 247):

OT Joacheim Price: Minnesota, West Virginia
OT J.D. Duplain: Clemson
OT Dohnovan West: Utah
RB King Doerue: Baylor
WR Donovan Ollie: Boston College, Northwestern, Kansas, Utah, Washington State
WR Khyheem Waleed: Michigan State, Arizona State, California, Oregon
SDE Darius Robinson: Michigan State, Syracuse
WDE Alonzo Hall: UCLA
WDE Colt Ellison: Washington
DT Isaiah Gibson: Rutgers
ILB Jashua Allen (JC): Utah
OLB Jalen Williams: Utah
OLB Nick Jackson: Duke
CB Alex Hogan: Colorado, Texas Tech, Memphis

Football Cooling (No longer Warm on 247):

OT Dohnovan West: UCLA
RB Jirehl Brock: Iowa
RB Tony Mathis Jr.: Appalachian State
WR Fabian McCray: Iowa State
WR Khyheem Waleed: UCLA
DT Isaiah Gibson: North Carolina State
ILB David Gbenda: Texas A&M
ATH Winston Wright Jr.: Illinois

Non-ISU Basketball Commitments:

SF Tyler Wahl:  Wisconsin

Non-ISU Football Commitments:

APB Kyron Cumby: Illinois
TE Garrett Miller: Purdue
WR Kennedy Lewis: TCU
CB Wynston Russell: Oregon State
CB Nyles Beverly: Purdue
CB Brandon Shivers: San Diego State
CB Jay Ward: Kentucky
Brandon Hill: Pittsburgh
Khadry Jackson: Pittsburgh
ATH Khali Saunders: Purdue
ATH Tate Hallock: Michigan State
2020 CB Andre Seldon Jr.: Michigan

ISU Basketball Eliminated:

PG Kyle Sturdivant

ISU Football Eliminated:

OT Chris Akporoghene
SDE Trace Ford

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