September 9, 2012

Top OL watches in-state rivalry game

With the Hawkeyes and Cyclones battling for in-state bragging rights, several of Iowa's top prospects were in attendance at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, including offensive lineman Ross Pierschbacher. We caught up with the 6-foot-4, 275-pound Pierschbacher to talk about the visit, what other games he plans to make it to this season, the latest on his recruiting, plus a whole lot more.

Q: What does the whole day consist of when you go for a game day visit to Iowa?

PIERSCHBACHER Well, we got there and went into the indoor facility right away where we had some lunch and kind of just hung around for a little bit. Then we went to the weight room and talked to Coach Doyle for a while and they showed us around the rest of the facilities. After that, we went down to the field to watch warm-ups and Coach Ferentz talked to us and then we went up to our seats.

Currently, Pierschbacher holds scholarship offers from Iowa, Iowa State, Nebraska, Wisconsin, and Northern Iowa. Other schools showing interest include Alabama, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Michigan, Stanford, and Oregon, among others.

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