Still Available: OC Xavier Quigley

Iowa Western C Xavier Quigley (6-2, 290) is still looking for a place to play in 2015. After a full year as a starter for the Reivers, he's gotten plenty of experience against top defensive lineman and he's turned down some other opportunities in the hopes of playing at the highest level...



Quigley prepped at Ankeny (Ia.) High School and won a state championship as a senior, however, he didn't receive a lot of interest from colleges or universities, so he decided to head to Iowa Western to up his stock and continue playing football.

"I wanted to keep playing and they had just come off of a National Championship (in 2012), so it just seemed like a good choice," Quigley told JCFootball.com. "I knew they did a good job of getting guys moved on to four-year schools and that also was a goal of mine."

As a freshman, Quigley played in every game for the Reivers, starting one and this past season, he started every game in the pivot for the National Champion runners-up.

On the recruiting front, Quigley had some offers from some smaller schools, but he decided to pass on those in the hopes of playing at a higher level.

"I had offers from some D-2 schools and from North Carolina A&T," Quigley said. "(North Carolina A&T) wanted me to commit without taking a visit and I didn't want to do that without seeing the school.

Since Signing Day I really haven't been talked to anyone."

Quigley is a very good student and he's already finished up his two-year degree. He's eligible to sign right away and he will have three years to play two starting in the fall.




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