July 17, 2007

Academics seal deal for latest ISU commit

The easy drive down Interstate 35 from Eden Prairie, Minn., to Ames, Iowa, and back again is one that Carter Bykowski and his family have made several times for unofficial visits to Iowa State. And they'll be making it a lot more in the coming years as Bykowski, a 6-foot-7, 230-pound tight end, made a verbal commitment to ISU on Monday.

Bykowski had been in Ames again on Friday last week, taking an unofficial visit that focused on the academic side of things. He was at ISU earlier this spring and summer for a more football-oriented visit and also to take part in padded camp in mid-June. After seeing Iowa State's business department in more detail, he was convinced that the time was right to commit to ISU.

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