Tom visited Iowa City in April to take in a practice, and sources tell HN.com that Iowa assistant coach Joe Philbin was at Park High School today and spoke with Busch's coach. Philbin later extended an offer.
One of the top junior linebackers in the Midwest, Tom Busch, was named 1st Team All-State, All-Conference (SEC), All-Metro, and Conference Defensive Player of the Year (SEC) in 2001. Tom was also 1st Team All-Conference as a sophomore.
He averaged nearly 17 tackles per game last season in nine games.