Iowa Recruiting Another Texas Wide Out

With a bye week, it's almost a certainty that Iowa's coaches will be on the road recruiting. Currently, the Hawkeyes have two wide receiver commitments in the Class of 2006, but they are looking for more. One such prospect is Garland, Texas (Lakeview Centennial) wide receiver Terrell Turner. Hawkeye wide receiver coach Lester Erb made his way down to Texas yesterday afternoon to check Turner out in person.

As a fast rising prospect in the Lone Star state, Terrell Turner has seen many schools enter his recruitment, including the Iowa Hawkeyes.

"Coach (Lester) Erb was actually at my school, today," said Turner. "From what my coaches told me he had a lot of good things to say about me. One of my coaches introduced me to him so I was able to shake his hand and say, "hello."

Turner has received weekly phone call from Hawkeye assistant Ron Aiken, who recruits the Houston area, and has grown fond of the Hawkeye program.

"I'm pretty sure that Iowa is going to be one of my remaining visits. Coach Aiken told me that Coach Ferentz is the best head coach I could be associated with, and they are graduating their top two receivers so they are looking for guys like me to step in," stated Turner.

First, before setting any Iowa visit, Turner will visit the Nebraska Cornhuskers this weekend.

"I'm real excited as it's going to be my first visit. Their game against Oklahoma is shaping up to be a big one and I'm expecting a good atmosphere. Nebraska has told me that I have a chance to play early, and now I just have to get up there to check it out," said Turner.

As of right now, Terrell Turner has also has a visit scheduled to Kansas for the weekend of December 2nd. He has also verbally promised to use one of his official visits to Arizona, and he is keeping Minnesota and Georgia Tech in my mind for his remaining visit.

"I have two teammates (Brandon Duncan and James McClinton) playing at Kansas, and I have built a good relationship with Coach (Dave) Doeren," added Turner, who has 736 receiving yards and four touchdowns so far in his senior season. "Kansas likes to throw the ball a lot too, which is a good thing. I'd say Georgia Tech has a bit of an advantage over Minnesota for my last visit as they have a good institution for my major, computer science, and I'd love to play with Calvin Johnson for a year."


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