DT Jordan Brown attended the Iowa State Spring Game.
Chicago, Illinois (Hubbard) defensive tackle Jordan Brown is an emerging prospect as the May evaluation period is set to begin.
Yesterday, Brown made his
way to Ames, Iowa where he watched the Iowa State spring game.
"Iowa State really has some nice facilities, and
there seemed to be a good comrodarity between the players and coaches," Brown
told Scout.com. "I got a chance to speak real briefly with Coach (Todd) Fitch,
who recruits Chicago for them, and he really
stressed to me the improvements they are making to their facilities and their
desire to have football as the top sport at Iowa State. He has yet to see my tape, but
wants me to get out there real soon before he makes his way over during the
This past Thursday, Brown
also made his way out to Champaign, Illinois to view one of the Fightin' Illini's
"I really believe
Illinois is a
program on the turnaround. I thought they looked very good, but as Coach (Ron)
Zook and Coach (Reggie) Mitchell kept telling me, there still much to improve. I
also really liked the defensive line coach, (Tom) Sims, as he is loose, but
still serious. He has the type of personality that will help me levitate to him.
I also like the fact Illinois is close to home," Brown stated.
Brown will make his way
to Manhattan, Kansas this Saturday where he will check out the first
spring game under Ron Prince's tenure at Kansas State.
He is also receiving
significant interest from Michigan
Illinois, Northwestern, and Purdue.