Harris Favors Iowa

Iowa offered Paramus Catholic's Terrence Harris in December and has built a strong relationship with the New Jersey prospect. The Hawkeyes now lead for the defensive end, who has a date when he will officially visit the Big Ten school.

Iowa secured a verbal commitment from New Jersey Linebacker Jameer Outsey last month. He did so without visiting the school.

That scenario could be playing out again in the Garden State. Paramus Catholic Defensive End Terrence Harris said Iowa leads for his services and he hopes to make his decision before the end of the summer.

Harris expects to officially visit Iowa on Oct. 5. That would be his first trip to the Big Ten school.

"They've made me aware that I'm a very important prospect," the 6-foot-3, 250-pound Harris said.

To recap: Harris favors Iowa, expects to commit in the summer and plans to officially visit the Hawkeyes on Oct. 5.

"Their music department is great and that's what I want to study in college," he said. "That's an automatic plus. Their program is family based and that's what (Paramus Catholic) is. That's the type of place I want to be around."

Chris White recruits New Jersey for Iowa. The new assistant is one of the main reasons Outsey committed to the Hawkeyes before visiting the school.

"He's a great dude," Harris said of White. "We've grown a good relationship so far."

Harris said he does not know Outsey.

Harris also reports scholarship offers from Florida Atlantic, Western Michigan and Massachusetts. He said he is hearing from Syracuse, Florida State, Indiana, North Carolina State, Cincinnati, Maryland and Rutgers.

"I honestly couldn't even tell you," Harris said when asked if he felt any of those schools were close to offering him a scholarship.

Harris said he probably would visit Florida Atlantic.

Check out these Harris Highlights.

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