Ohio Linebacker to be Back in Iowa City

The Iowa Hawkeyes will host several talented prep football players this coming weekend as they have their annual extended camp. One of the players that will be in attendance is Ohio prep linebacker Tyler Moeller. Moeller camped in Iowa City last week for one day, and he will be considered for a scholarship offer when he makes his return. Learn more about Moeller in this update...

Tyler Moeller is one of the fastest and most active linebackers I've seen on film this year. It's easy to overlook the 6-foot-1, 205-pounder, he plays for one of the best programs in the country, he doesn't have the ideal size college recruiters are looking for in a linebacker and has two or three teammates that are D-1 prospects as well.

Moeller had 120 tackles, 11 sacks and 1 interception as a junior. He's extremely quick off the edge and he can defend the pass extremely well. Tyler is a sure tackler and packs a great punch.

Is he a linebacker or safety in college? I've been in the recruiting business for 11-years now and any college coach will tell you it's easier projecting moving forward rather than backwards.

For instance in Moeller's case, it's easier to project him moving forward to defensive end than it is for him to move backwards to safety. Tyler doesn't have the size to play defensive end but he will add some weight and be a super outside linebacker in college.

Moeller now has offers from Virginia Tech, Miami (Ohio), Kent State, Eastern Michigan and Ohio University.

The Moeller family told Scout.com that Tyler's favorites at this time Miami (Ohio), Virginia Tech, Louisville, Iowa and Indiana.

Moeller recently camped at Iowa and the Hawkeye coaches were very impressed. An offer from Iowa could come when Moeller returns to Iowa in the next few weeks for a visit.

Today Moeller is camping at Louisville, one of the fastest rising programs in the entire country. Louisville used to be a basketball school but Bobby Petrino changed the landscape in the Bluegrass State.

Early next week, Moeller will be camping at Cincinnati. He'll also be making stops at Michigan, with his teammates, and he'll also be camping this summer at Indiana, Purdue and possibly West Virginia and Indiana.

With Virginia Tech stepping out and offering Tyler Moeller a scholarship, don't be surprised if other major D-1 programs follow suit. Iowa, Purdue, Indiana and Louisville are all programs that look for tough outside linebackers that run like a safety and Moeller fits that mold.

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