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Iowa Football Recruiting: Hawkeye Commit Recap, Week of Oct. 8

It was another week of impressive performances for the commits in Iowa’s class of 2019. Here’s your weekly recap of who did what in #Swarm19.

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It was a big weekend for the Iowa offense as the Hawkeyes racked up more than 400 yards and 48 points. It was a similarly big weekend for a number of Iowa’s commits in the class of 2019. Here’s our weekly recap of current Hawkeye commit performances last week:

Alex Padilla, QB

Hometown: Greenwood Village, CO (Cherry Creek)
Height: 6’2”
Weight: 195
Stars: 247 Sports - 3 Rivals - 3

After having their game last week cancelled, quarterback commit Alex Padilla and top-ranked Cherry Creek were back in action with a big time matchup against #4 Eaglecrest this week. Padilla finished with only 121 yards and one touchdown on 10 of 15 passing, but it was all Cherry Creek needed as they came away with a 14-13 win.

It was an impressive win as the Bruins trailed 13-0 at the half. You can watch the second half comeback here:

On the season, Padilla now has 1228 passing yards and 17 touchdowns on 100 of 149 passing (67.1%). He also has two rushing touchdowns.

Cherry Creek (7-0) will host Cherokee Trail this week.

Tyler Goodson, RB

Hometown: Suwanee, GA (North Gwinnett)
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 192
Stars: 247 Sports - 3 Rivals - 3

Running back commit Tyler Goodson continued to impress this week as he topped the 100 yard mark for the fourth consecutive game. He finished with 124 yards and 2 TDs on 16 carries as North Gwinnett defeated Collins Hill 37-14. Goodson also added 4 catches for 53 yards and a receiving touchdown in the effort.

Here’s a look at some of the highlights:

On the season, Goodson now has 865 rushing yards and 16 rushing touchdowns on 115 carries for a 7.5 yard per carry average. He’s also got a passing touchdown out of the wildcat and a touchdown reception.

North Gwinnett (6-2) will host Duluth this week.

Desmond Hutson, WR

Hometown: Raytown, MO (Raytown)
Height: 6’4”
Weight: 195
Stars: 247 Sports - 3 Rivals - 3

Wide receiver commit Desmond Hutson was held out of the endzone for the second consecutive week, but was still a solid contributor, hauling in 5 catches for 57 yards as Raytown picked up a 48-14 victory over Belton.

On the season, Hutson now has 662 receiving yards and 8 touchdowns on 35 receptions for a 18.9 yard per catch average.

Raytown (7-1) will be at North Kansas City this week.

Logan Lee, TE

Hometown: Orion, IL (Orion)
Height: 6’5”
Weight: 225
Stars: 247 Sports - 4 Rivals - 3

Tight end commit Logan Lee is out for the remainder of his senior season with a lacerated spleen.

Lee finished his senior season with 442 receiving yards with 10 TDs on 26 catches (17.0 ypc). He also has 46 tackles, 19.5 tackles for loss and 15 sacks on the defensive side of the ball.

Orion picked up a victory this week in Lee’s absence as they rolled to a 57-0 win over Bureau Valley. The Chargers (8-0) will close out their regular season against Rovkridge this week.

Josiah Miamen, TE

Hometown: Dunlap, IL (Dunlap)
Height: 6’4”
Weight: 225
Stars: 247 Sports - 3 Rivals - 3

Fellow tight end commit Josiah Miamen’s had another solid outing. He grabbed three catches for 49 yards, including a touchdown as Dunlap defeated Canton 26-22.

Dunlap (6-2) will be at Morton this week.

Jack Campbell, LB

Hometown: Cedar Falls, IA (Cedar Falls)
Height: 6’4”
Weight: 210
Stars: 247 Sports - 3 Rivals - 3

Jack Campbell continued his impressive senior season, showing why he’s a potential All-American. He racked up 10 more tackles this week, including 2 TFL and a sack as Cedar Falls cruised to a 41-0 win over Dubuque Senior.

On the season, Campbell now has 91 tackles , 8.5 TFL and 5 sacks.

Cedar Falls (8-0) will close out the regular season with a trip to Cedar Rapids Prairie this week.

Jestin Jacobs, LB

Hometown: Clayton, OH (Northmont)
Height: 6’4”
Weight: 205
Stars: 247 Sports - 4 Rivals - 3

Fellow linebacker commit and potential All-American Jestin Jacobs also had another impressive week. He finished with 4 tackles, 3 TFL and a sack as Northmont defeated Centerville 35-20. Jacobs continues to show his athleticism as he sprinted to a 70-yard touchdown on the offensive side of the ball as well.

Here’s a look at the highlights:

In six games this season, Jacobs now has 23 tackles, 3 sacks and a fumble recovery on defense.

You can see updated full season highlights for Jacobs here:

The win moves Northmont to 7-1 on the season. They’ll host Springboro this week.

Sebastian Castro, S

Hometown: Oak Lawn, IL (Richards)
Height: 6’1”
Weight: 198
Stars: 247 Sports - 3 Rivals - 3

Safety commit Sebastian Castro continues to do a little bit of everything for Richards. This week, he finished with 5 tackles and a forced fumble on defense. On the offensive side of the ball, he found the endzone again on a 30-yard run. Richards rolled to a 51-0 win over Reavis.

Here’s a look at the highlights.

There is a chance he murdered that poor kid on the forced fumble.

On the season Castro now has 37 tackles, including 3 tackles for loss, a pair of interceptions and 4 forced fumbles. On offense, he’s over 300 yards rushing with 7 touchdowns.

Richards (8-0) will close out the regular season hosting Blue Island Eisenhower this week.

Dane Belton, CB/S

Hometown: Tampa, FL (Jesuit)
Height: 6’1”
Weight: 185
Stars: 247 Sports - 3 Rivals - 3

Fellow defensive back commit Dane Belton also did a bit of everything this week in what was perhaps his most impressive performance of the season. Belton finished with 3 tackles, but added an interception on defense. As a returner, he took a kickoff 85 yards to the house and nearly broke a second one. Jesuit beat up on Robinson 52-15.

Here’s a look at the highlights.

Belton now has 29 tackles, two passes defended and a pair of interceptions through 7 games this season. Jesuit (7-0) will host Clearwater Central Catholic this week.

Jake Karchinski, DE

Hometown: De Pere, WI (West De Pere)
Height: 6’5”
Weight: 245
Stars: 247 Sports - 3 Rivals - 3

Defensive end commit Jake Karchinski finished with 3 tackles and a pair of tackles for loss as West De Pere came away with a 56-10 win over Green Bay East last week.

Karchinski finishes the regular season with 37 tackles, 12 TFL and 6.5 sacks as well as a fumble recovery. West De Pere closes out the season undefeated at 9-0.

They’ll host Antigo in the first round of the Wisconsin state playoffs this week.

Jalen Hunt, DE

Hometown: Belleville, MI (Belleville)
Height: 6’2”
Weight: 250
Stars: 247 Sports - 3 Rivals - 3

Finally, Jalen Hunt had stats reported for the first time all season this week. He finished with 3 tackles and a pair of tackles for loss as Belleville demolished Franklin 56-6.

You can see Hunt’s highlights here:

Belleville closes out their regular season undefeated at 8-0. They’ll matchup with Brighton this week in the KLAA Championship Game. Belleville defeated Brighton back in week on 40-35 at Brighton.


Lineman Notes

Offensive line commit Justin Britt remains sidelined with his torn ACL. Warren Central capped off their incredible regular season with another blowout. This time it was a 62-14 win over Bowling Green. Top WR target David Bell had another impressive game with a slew of Hawkeye media in attendance. But it was running back Romeir Elliot who stole the show.

Impressive. Warren Central is off this week, but will face off with Ben Davis in the first round of the Indiana playoffs on October 26th.

OL commit Noah Fenske and New Hampton fell 42-7 to Clear Lake this week. Here are highlights.

New Hampton (2-6) will finish the season hosting Hampton-Dumont this week.

Elsewhere, offensive lineman Ezra Miller and Ridge View kept their winning ways rolling as they defeated Manson Northwest Webster 32-19. Here are the highlights.

Ridge View (2-6) will round out the season hosting IKM-Manning this week.

And finally, lineman Tyler Endres and Norwalk rolled to their fourth straight win as they racked up 450 yards of offense en route to a 40-32 win over Ballard this week.

Here are the highlights:

The win moves Norwalk to 5-3. They’ll host Gilbert this week in their regular season finale.

That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week and every week from here on out to update you on all the commit performances. Go Hawks.