The offseason is musical chairs in school sports activities as of late.
For the Iowa Hawkeyes, that’s nice information on the quarterback place. Looking for an improve from final season’s poor quarterback play from Spencer Petras and Alex Padilla, Iowa turned its consideration to an unfamiliar place within the NCAA switch portal.
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Cade McNamara made the transfer from Michigan to Iowa. With McNamara’s arrival comes the hope that the Hawkeyes can get pleasure from completely different offensive fortunes.
CBS Sports activities’ Shehan Jeyarajah agrees. He put collectively his school soccer switch quarterback tiers and McNamara is amongst these featured.
Jeyarajah had 4 tiers:
- Tier 1: Playoff hopefuls, league title contenders
- Tier 2: Nationwide breakout candidates
- Tier 3: Bringing stability to the place
- Tier 4: Seeking to take the subsequent step
McNamara was in Tier 3 alongside Oklahoma State switch Spencer Sanders and fellow Michigan switch Alan Bowman. Sanders is off to Ole Miss, whereas Bowman is headed to Oklahoma State.
Right here’s what Jeyarajah wrote about McNamara.
McNamara led Michigan to a Large Ten title in 2021, however finally misplaced the beginning job to former five-star recruit J.J. McCarthy final season. Now he will get a recent begin to try to lead Iowa’s offense in direction of the.
McNamara emerged as a robust recreation supervisor for the Wolverines, finishing 64% of his passes for two,576 yards and 15 touchdowns. Tight ends Luke Lachey and Erick All give McNamara a handful of targets. McNamara has work to do within the spring however ought to settle the place. – Jeyarajah, CBS Sports activities.
Jeyarajah’s Tier 1 included Notre Dame‘s Sam Hartman, North Carolina State Brennan Armstrong, Oregon State DJ Uiagalelei and Purdue’s Hudson Card. Tier 2 featured Kentucky’s Devin Leary, Pittsburgh’s Phil Jurkovec, Wisconsin‘s Tanner Mordecai and Colorado‘s Shedeur Sanders and Collin Schlee’s UCLA.
Lastly, Tier 4 consisted of Arizona State’s Drew Pyne, Houston’s Donovan Smith, Florida’s Graham Mertz and Illinois’ Luke Altmyer.
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