September 3, 2009

Cincinnati corner set to visit Iowa

Playing three sports in high school, Cincinnati native B.J. Lowery has not had a lot of time to devote to football recruiting prior to this season. It now appears the gridiron is where his future lies however, as the 5-foot-11, 175-pound cornerback continues to pick up college interest. In fact, this weekend Lowery will be making his first official visit with a trip to Iowa City.

The Iowa coaching staff has been showing more and more interest in Lowery in recent weeks. On the field, he does a little bit of everything for Hughes, playing quarterback on offense and corner on defense. With 4.5 speed and good athleticism, the Cincinnati native has the potential to excel at defensive back once he focuses on it full time in college.

Currently, Lowery has a scholarship offer from Akron and is just beginning to receive mail from other major conference schools along with Iowa. With the recruiting process just beginning for him in many ways, his coach expects him to stay patient as he looks to choose a college.

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