January 4, 2007

Hawkeyes land Illinois prospect

The Iowa Hawkeyes have picked up a verbal commitment from three-star prospect Markus Zusevics. The 6-foot-5, 255-pound Zusevics, who hails from Arlington Heights, Illinois, will likely come in as a grayshirt recruit and wait to enroll until January of 2008.

Zusevics, who attends Prospect High School, earned first team all-state honors the past season. The three-star prospect actually made the call to the Iowa coaching staff a while ago, but waited to release the news publicly until he had a chance to tell his other finalist, the Purdue Boilermakers.

Zusevics will make his official visit to Iowa on January 19.

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