Iowa Offers '14 QB

Dimonic McKinzy showed the Iowa coaches enough at a recent camp that they decided to offer a scholarship to the Kansas City product. The Class of 2014 QB talks about the Hawkeye opportunity and the rest of his recruitment in this update.

Dimonic McKinzy noticed shortly after arriving at a recent Iowa camp that the coaches were very interested in seeing what he could do.

"It was pretty cool," the Class of 2014 quarterback from Kansas City said. "They gave me a lot of attention. They wanted me to work out more than the other quarterbacks that were there."

The Hawkeye staff saw enough in the 6-foot-, 180-pounder to extend him a scholarship offer, he said.

"They liked my enthusiasm and the way that I throw the ball," said McKinzy, who reports that assistant LeVar Woods informed him of the Iowa offer. "I think I did pretty well at the camp. I was comfortable."

McKinzy, who plays for University Academy, was without an offer until this month. He know reports that Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota have come through with opportunities for him.

"I didn't know what was going to happen or what to expect," said McKinzy, who received offers after camping with those schools. "The best thing about it is that I still have a while to go. I got three offers in less than a week and I think I will get more as time goes on."

In addition to working out for the Hawkeye coaches, McKinzy took a tour of the campus.

"The visit was nice because they showed me around and talked to me about the history that has been going on at that school," he said. "They also told me about the renovations. The facilities were really nice. I liked the stadium. It's great how close the fans are to the field."

Although Iowa has been led by pro-style, pocket-passers in recent years, McKinzy is a dual-threat capable of hurting the opposition with the pass or the run. He didn't see a problem adjusting to the scheme at Iowa or anywhere else, for that matter.

"My trainer trains me out of a pro-style offense and other types of offenses," McKinzy said. "I can switch myself to whatever offense there is."

McKinzy said he will be camping at Ohio State this weekend and then will shut down his visits fore the summer and concentrate on the upcoming season.

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