December 12, 2011

JUCO DL visits Iowa

JUCO defensive lineman Jake Sheffield returned to the College of the Desert in California on Sunday night after making an official visit to Iowa over the weekend. The 6-foot-3, 275-pound Sheffield, who has been committed to Arizona State since June, enjoyed his two-day stay in Iowa City.

"The visit was really good," said Sheffield. "I enjoyed the school and the coaching staff."

Sheffield is not your average junior college recruit. He is a U.S. Marine who served two tours of duty in Iraq before arriving at the College of the Desert. The 24-year old thought the next step in his journey would take him to Arizona State, but with the Sun Devils still looking for a new head coach he is currently exploring his options.

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