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Iowa Offers First

Iowa offered Nebraska native Mike Shoff a scholarship last year. Now with the lineman's class next up to sign letters of intent, can the Hawkeyes hold off the Huskers?

When Mike Shoff hears the name he chuckles. He knows the recruiting story regarding Zach Sterup and agreed that his situation parallels that of his fellow Nebraska prep lineman. Iowa offered both players scholarships before any other school. They grew up rooting mightily for the home state Huskers, however. Sterup danced the dance with Iowa, who courted him aggressively. Nebraska finally came...