All ISU fans will agree that Matt Hulbert made the right decision in the end.
"I grew up a Hawkeye," he said.
"When I figured out I wanted to go to
Last June Hulbert became the first
known commitment to give
"Since I've committed I've been telling people about it and getting in the weight room like I have been always and just keeping it up," Hulbert said. "There's not a whole lot different I've been doing."
He said his friends and family have divided loyalties.
"It's kind of mixed," Hulbert said. "A lot of my friends are Cyclones and a lot of my family were more Hawkeye fans, but now they're turning into Cyclone fans because I'm going there."
Heading into his senior season at
"I think we'll be really good," Hulbert said. "We have a big offensive line. I think we'll do very well. We have a lot of guys back on defense and offense and we have a good kicker. I think we'll be really solid and hopefully be back to where we were."
Hulbert said the ISU coaches told him to keep up his quick feet and to keep working out and just doing what he's been doing. Hulbert also has set some other goals for himself this season.
"[I just want] to do the very best I can and get all my assignments read and do my technique right and get the best grades after the games," he said.
Over the summer Hulbert had a
chance to meet some of
"Austen [Arnaud], I talked to him at camp," Hulbert said. "I've talked to a couple other guys too who have committed."
Living only a short distance away
"I'm going to make sure I try to
get up there," he said. "I don't want to miss a game and I can't miss the