USA Today's Reese Strickland

Nagel doesn't wait long to pull trigger to become Cyclone

Manchester Iowa's John Nagel picked up an official offer from Iowa State on Sunday, he didn't waste anytime before pulling the trigger to become a Cyclone. Go "Inside" to see what his high school coach had to say about the standout athlete's decision.

Iowa State picked up its sixth in-state commitment here Monday morning when Manchester West Delaware tight end John Nagel made the call to become a Cyclone. confirmed the commitment through his High School Coach Doug Winkowitsch.

“John is really excited about being a Cyclone,” Coach Winkowitsch said. “He came into my office this morning and told me this just really feels right. We called Coach (Matt) Campbell on the speaker phone from my office, the entire coaching staff was fired up about having John’s commitment.”

His high school is quick to point out what Iowa State is getting in Nagel.

“It’s about his leadership and toughness,” Coach Winkowitsch said. “He is a winner on and off the field, Iowa State is getting a great athlete and a great young man.”

Nagel got his offer from Iowa State Sunday night, the talented tight end was committed to Northern Iowa.

"It's an amazing honor to be offered by Iowa State," he said. "It's a dream to get offered by a school in the power five. I talked to Coach Campbell and Coach Moore. They said that I'm the type of kid that they need to rebuild the program."

Nagel was hoping his play this season would earn him an offer.

"I've been waiting for Iowa State to offer and it's a huge honor to me. I need time to let it sink in.”

He only need five days before pulling the trigger.

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