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Markel Smith a Hawk

Markel Smith a Hawk

Markel Smith pledged to Iowa Tuesday night, giving the Hawkeyes their second running back pledge in the 2014 Class.

In the end, it came down to where Markel Smith felt most wanted. That place turned out to be Iowa. "I talk to the coaches all of the time and they care about me more as a person than as a football player," Smith said. "That means a lot." Smith originally verballed to home-state Missouri before reopening his recruitment. Scout.com rated him as a four-star prospect and the No. 21 running back in...

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