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DeJean commits to Iowa

March 18, 2020 5:55am

Iowa football has added an eighth recruit to its 2021 class and its sixth from within the state.

Cooper DeJean, a three-star athlete out of OABIG High School in Ida Grove, announced his commitment to the Hawkeyes on Tuesday via Twitter. DeJean also held offers from Illinois State, North Dakota State and South Dakota State, plus interest from Iowa State.

DeJean, who checks in at 6-foot-2 and 195 pounds, piled up 4,838 combined rushing and passing yards as OABCIG's quarterback this fall — the most in the state by nearly 800 yards. He led OABCIG to an undefeated, 13-0 season and the Class 2A state title. 

He also plays defensive back, where he's projected to play as a Hawkeye. He amassed 34 tackles and five interceptions, two of which he returned for touchdowns, this season.