"That's the one school I'd like to get an offer from," the Class of 2012 athlete said. "I don't know. I've just always liked them."
Miami recruits its state very hard and has yet to offer Lile. The Detroit Cass Tech talent does have options, however.
Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Eastern Michigan, Iowa, Toledo and Western Michigan have offered scholarships to the 6-foot-3, 180-pounder. Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin are among the schools showing interest.
Lile plays on a team littered with Division I talent. Four of them have Iowa offers, but it appears Lile and linebacker Laron Taylor are the only ones still considering the Hawkeyes.
"Iowa stands out a lot to me right now," Lile said. "The thing that I like most about them is the chemistry of their coaching staff. I like their system on both sides of the ball."
The Hawkeyes are undecided of where they would play Lile if they landed him.
"They're looking at me at wide receiver and safety," he said.
Lile recorded 40 tackles and one interception as a junior. He also caught three touchdown passes on offense.
Lile said he and Taylor are trying to get to Iowa together this summer.
"Other than that, I'm going to visit Florida in late June," Lile said. "That's about it."