October 23, 2007

Benton slows down after Iowa St. visit

Not so fast, my friend. A week after officially visiting Iowa and declaring the Hawkeyes as his leader, Mansfield (Tex.) defensive back Ter'Ran Benton returned north for an official visit to Iowa State. Turns out there is life outside of Iowa City, and Benton has realized that taking additional visits is what he needs to do to have the information needed for a smart decision.

The 5-foot-11, 175-pound Benton is a three-star cornerback, rated no. 62 nationally at his position by Rivals.com. The Summit High School standout has collected offers from many BCS conference programs in addition to Iowa State and Iowa. The list includes Baylor, Kansas and Missouri from the Big 12 plus Purdue and Wisconsin from the Big 10 and Pac 10 member Arizona. Central Florida and Arkansas State are also in the mix.

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