Nov 17, 2012; Lawrence, KS, USA; Iowa State Cyclones head coach Paul Rhoads on the sidelines against the Kansas Jayhawks in the first half at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

Iowa State Football Recruiting: Signing Day 2013 Primer


They may always be ranked near or at the bottom of the Big 12, but finally Iowa State is starting to recruit at the same level as their in-state rivals. According to Rivals.com, the Cyclones find themselves tied with the Iowa Hawkeyes at 57th nationally thanks to a four-star recruits’ commitment. Jake Campos is ranked highly, 16th at offensive line, in their database.

Along with a stellar allotment of 19 commitments and four players already singing their letters of intent, there’s a ton of talent from across the country for Iowa State fans to get excited about.

Who’s Signed LOI?

All players signed on 12/19/12 

  • Emmanuel Bibbs – TE – Yuma, AZ (Arizona Western College)
  • Aaron Wimberly – RB – Council Bluffs, IA (Iowa Western CC)
  • Alton Meeks – OLB – Orlando, FL (Boone)
  • Shawn Curtis – OT – Orlando, FL (Olympia)

Who’s Committed?

  • Jake Campos – OT – West Des Moines, IA (Valley)
  • Rodney Coe – DE – Council Bluffs, IA (Iowa Western CC)
  • Nick Severs – OT – Macomb, IL (Macomb Senior)
  • D.A. Williams – CB – St. Augustine, FL (St. Augustine)
  • Jacob Homa – OG – Brookfield, WI (Brookfield Central)
  • Trevor Hodge – QB – Perris, CA (Citrus Hill)
  • Kamari Syrie – S – Hurst, TX (Bell)
  • Tyler Brown – RB – Lakeland, FL (Lake Gibson)
  • Alex Leslie – TE – New Braunfels, TX (New Braunfels)
  • Vernell Trent – DE – Jacksonville, FL (Nathan B. Forrest)
  • Ryan Glenn – OG – Waukee, IA (Waukee Senior)
  • Kamari Cotton-Moya – ATH – Bakersfield, CA (Ridgeview)
  • J.D. Waggoner – DE – Dallas, TX (Jesuit)
  • Justin Webster – ATH – Houston, TX (Northland Christian)
  • Brandon Harris – WR – Cedar Hill, TX (Cedar Hill)
  • Brian Mills – S – Clermont, FL (East Ridge)
  • Bryan Ajumobi – WR – Grand Prairie, TX (South Grand Prairie)
  • Joel Lanning – QB – Ankeny, IA (Ankeny)
  • Justin Madison – DE – Tampa, FL (Robinson)

Who’s Likely to Sign?

  • Forrest Reedy – OG – Huntsville, TX (Huntsville)
  • Johnny Holton – WR – Glen Ellyn, IL (College of Dupage)

Who’s a Longshot?

  • Markeith Ambles – WR – Yuma, AZ (Arizona Western College)
  • Ted Meline – WR – Yuma, AZ (Arizona Western College)
  • Andrew Billings – DT – Waco, TX (Waco)
  • James Clark – WR – New Smyrna Beach, FL (New Smyrna Beach)
  • Taj Williams – WR – Tallahassee, FL (Lincoln)

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  • d4nim4l

    So we have longshots on some JUCO receivers that just happened to play with Bibbs at JUCO?

    I’d love to see the rationalization behind that.