April 24, 2006

Bates talks about his ISU commitment

Phillip Bates was aware of all the reasons people thought he was supposed to end up playing for Nebraska. But in the end, they were outweighed by all the reasons he knew he should play for Iowa State.

So the Omaha (Neb.) North dual-threat quarterback and son of a former Husker made the call on Saturday and committed to the Cyclones.

Bates is the first verbal commitment for Iowa State for it's Class of 2007.

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