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Hawks Offer Juco LB; Will Visit

Last year, the Iowa Hawkeyes offered Harper Junior College (Palatine, Ill.) linebacker Steve Octavien hoping to land him as a mid-year transfer. Octavien ended up choosing Nebraska over Iowa, but that hasn't stopped the Hawks from taking another crack at Harper this fall as they offered linebacker Bryon Gattas this week. Scout.com's Josh Clark caught up with Gattas to find out his reaction of his latest scholarship offer.

With a limited number of scholarship linebackers returning to the team after this season, the Iowa Hawkeyes could use some impact players at the position in the Class of 2006. One route they elected to take this week was offering junior college linebacker Bryon Gattas. "Everything happened so quickly; it was like a 24 hour process in which Iowa offered me," said Gattas. "I spoke with Coach...