"They're still number one," Angerer said. "I just feel comfortable there, plus they are still my only offer.
"I call (Iowa State head coach Dan McCarney) about once a month. I like him because he's so straightforward and easy to talk to, easy to get along with. Compared to Iowa, the Iowa State coaches pay me a lot more attention. It's really all about the coaches. That would be the main difference between the in-state schools.
"A Penn State coach came to my school today (Wednesday). He was their linebacker coach I think. He said he liked the way I played and he'd like me to be the first one from Iowa to be on their team.
"I don't know much about (Joe) Paterno, but he's made a great legacy. I'd definitely prefer that he stay as their head coach, but I'd still like them if he wasn't there."