Iowa State football recruiting: Getting to know Adam Buirge


It’s time to start looking ahead to Iowa State football’s class of 2015, and here’s a checkup on one of their prospects.

Oct 26, 2013; Ames, IA, USA; The Iowa State Cyclones take the field prior to the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Jack Trice Stadium. Oklahoma State defeated Iowa State 58-27. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Adam Buirge, from Minneapolis, Minnesota, is being recruited as a dual athlete, both at cornerback and wide receiver. He’s listed at 6-foot, 180 pounds, As of right now there are no official offers given according to various recruiting outlets, but many schools like Iowa State have shown their interest. The latest school has been Kansas, as of last Friday.

So far, 247Sports has the following lists of schools that have shown interest: the Jayhawks, Iowa State, Illinois State, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. The Golden Gophers might be a high place of interest with reportedly taking four unnofficial visits, but he did visit the Cyclone campus back in early October last year.

Buirge has a rooting interest for Iowa State at least. He comments on college basketball from time to time and even sent a tweet during Iowa State’s matchup against Kansas on Monday night.

No recruiting services has him ranked yet, but there’s a lot of potential here. According to Buirge’s Hudl profile, he’s won numerous awards such as being ranked as the third overall player in Minnesota and making all-conference and all-state in track.

In his 2013 season at Park Center High School, Buirge recorded 85 tackles and four interceptions (one was taken to the house) on defense and had 18 catches for 326 yards and four touchdowns on offense.