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Iowa Courting Banks

Iowa Courting Banks

Jalen Banks is one of the more highly-recruited DBs in the Illinois Class of 2013. He holds an impressive collection of scholarship offers, not only based on football skills but success in the classroom. The Harvey product talks about his recruitment in this update.

Although he's a standout on the gridiron, Jalen Banks views academics as the most important thing in his life. The Class of 2013 safety cares so much about his grades that he missed meeting with Iowa coaches who recently visited his school. "I didn't get a chance to see them," the Thornton High (Harvey, IL) High. "I was taking a test." Banks wasn't slighting the Hawkeye representatives. He's... Recommended Stories

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