October 6, 2010

Byrd impressed by Iowa

Speedy wide receiver Damiere Byrd is back home in New Jersey now after making his official visit to the University of Iowa this past weekend. It was the first trip to the Hawkeye State for the 5-foot-9, 160-pound Byrd, who attends Timber Creek High School, and one that left him thoroughly impressed.

After leading his team to a 35-20 victory over Kingsway on Friday night, Byrd left for Iowa City Saturday morning and ended up traveling with fellow New Jersey native Jack Tabb. Once he arrived, the four-star prospect had a chance to tour the campus and facilities and then headed to Kinnick Stadium where he watched the Hawkeyes beat Penn State 24-3 on Saturday night.

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