"Iowa is very high on my list...I can definitely see it as a place I could be," Tabb told HI's Rob Howe then.
Fast forward seven weeks and Tabb is telling a somewhat different story.
So why has he cooled on Iowa?
Tabb wants to play tight end at the next level, a position the Hawks already have three commitments from in the 2011 class. Iowa has offered the senior as an outside linebacker.
"I still love Coach Kirk Ferentz and the program," said Tabb. "Iowa and Florida are the only schools I would consider playing defense for."
While Iowa is currently out of his top six, they are still in equation, but Tabb visited earlier and will have other schools that will be a little fresher in his mind.
"I just try to keep everything in perspective and develop a point system of my likes and dislikes to make that easier," said Tabb. "I'm trying to keep that in perspective as every time you take an official visit that place is going to hit the top for you."
Red Bank Catholic finished the season 8-2 overall, losing in the quarterfinals of the NJSIAA Non-Public Group 4 division. They did play a non-league game last week against Rumson-Fair Haven. The Casey's won 42-14, sending Tabb out a winner.
"It's hard for it to be over. It's very surreal. I mean, I only played two seasons with this team but it's been a great experience," said Tabb. "I will take a week off or so and then hit recruiting pretty hard."