Iowa Junior - John Tjaden

Mason City, Iowa, offensive lineman, John Tjaden has a Big 12 scholarship offer. Tjaden talks about his contacts, camps and early favorites.

John Tjaden, a 6-foot-7, 275-pound, offensive lineman from Mason City, Iowa was named honorable mention all-state as a junior. Tjaden just received his first scholarship offer.

"Iowa State offered me a scholarship." Tjaden said. "I've been hearing from Iowa, Iowa State, Nebraska, Stanford, Notre Dame, Michigan and Wisconsin the most.

"My early favorites would be Iowa, Iowa State, Stanford, Nebraska and maybe Harvard. I'll probably camp at Iowa and Iowa State this summer and I'm going to the Nike Camp in April."

Tjaden will be a three-year starter from Mason City. He carries a 3.9 GPA in the classroom.

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