Will Both Gayden Brothers Be Heading To Ames?

College of Sequoias (CA) offensive tackle Roszell Gayden is very interested in Iowa State and if he ends up in Ames he might be joined by his twin brother.

"I have big interest in Iowa State," said Gayden. "My twin brother (Rashad) who plays linebacker doesn't have an offer yet but Iowa State is also very interested in him. They are definitely the school that is recruiting the both of us the hardest."

The 6-foot-7, 310-pound offensive tackle also has offers from Arizona State, California, Minnesota, Southern Mississippi, and Memphis.

He told Cyclone Sports Report that he's not sure yet whether he will play with his brother for his last two years of college. "It would be great to play with each other but it's going to come down to whether we both like the same school," he said. "I know that Rashad also likes Iowa State."

Roszell says the Iowa State staff has been great during his recruitment. "Coach Bleil came to some of my workouts last spring and I got my offer a few weeks later," said Gayden. "I really like talking with him and I also got to talk with Coach Rhoads. He was just telling me that they've got to have me and that they are really trying to bring the program back up and that everything starts with the offensive line. It's a big deal for me to get on the field right away and I think I could do that at Iowa State."

Roszell also has another reason to be showing interest in Iowa State. "Some of my family recently moved to Iowa so that would be good to have them close," he said.

Gayden is trying to become a spring recruit but says that he's not sure yet if that will happen. "I'm trying to get it done but it's going to be hard," he said. "Iowa State has told me that they'll take me either way."

Roszell has not taken any visits but he does have plans to see two specific schools in the future. "I don't have any leaders at the moment but I do plan on visiting Cal and Iowa State," he said. "Then once my visits are done I'll make my final decision."

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