Dec 28, 2019; Orlando, Florida, USA; Iowa State Cyclones head coach Matt Campbell looks on against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the first quarter at Camping World Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletic Communications.
AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell announced today one addition to the Class of 2020 in Anthony Smith (Offensive Line, Lakeland, Fla.).
Smith signed a letter of intent this morning and will arrive on campus in June.
Smith was an all-county selection in his only season at Lakeland High School, helping his team advance to the Class 5A Florida state championship game with a 12-1 mark.
“Our entire program is thrilled to welcome Anthony into the Iowa State football family,” Campbell said. “Anthony comes to us from an outstanding high school program, and will be a great addition to our offensive line as we continue to build our offense. We look forward to his arrival to campus in June.”
Iowa State also announced a list of preferred walk-ons who will join the team for the 2020 season.
To view bios and information for the entire Class of 2020, go to: https://cyclones.com/signingday/football/football/6/
Class of 2020- February Signing Period
Signed National Letters of Intent
Name Ht. Wt. Yr. Pos. Hometown
Anthony Smith 6-3 290 Fr. OL Lakeland, Fla. (Lakeland)
Starter on O-line for team that went 12-1 and was runner-up Class 5A champion; named all-county as a senior.
Name Ht. Wt. Yr. Pos. Hometown
Cale Anthony 6-1 211 Fr. RB Pleasantville, Iowa (Pleasantville)
First-team all-state selection as a senior; two-way star, leading all Class 1A rushers (1,793, 25 TDs) and tallying 63 tackles.
Blaze Doxzon 5-9 170 Fr. RB Omaha, Neb. (Elkhorn South)
Two-way player who rushed for 357 yards and recorded 224 receiving yards as a senior; son of former ISU QB Todd Doxzon.
Hayes Gibson 6-1 184 Fr. QB Ankeny, Iowa (Ankeny)
All-district as a senior, throwing for 1,028 yards and 12 TDs; son of Iowa State Hall-of-Famer and NFL star Dennis Gibson.
Seth Greiner 6-3 245 Fr. DE Monroe, Iowa (PCM)
Two-time First-Team Class 2A All-State selection by the IPSWA; helped team to 2018 state title in Class 2A with a 13-0 record.
Jack Hester 6-4 240 Fr. OL Bettendorf, Iowa (Bettendorf)
Started his only season on the O-line, helping team avg. 272 yards rushing; son of former ISU basketball player Greg Hester.
Drew Iutzwig 6-6 247 Fr. TE Batavia, Ill. (Batavia)
All-conference as a senior, helping his team to a spot in the playoffs and a 9-3 mark.
Stevo Klotz 6-4 215 Fr. LB Chaska, Minn. (Chaska)
All-district pick and two-way player on a team that finished 14-1 and won the Class 5A state title.
Nick Lawler 6-3 321 Fr. OL Ft. Dodge, Iowa (St. Edmond)
Third-team all-state in Class A as a senior, two-time all-district and Class A District 2 Lineman of the Year.
Joe Lilienthal 6-6 306 Fr. OL Durant, Iowa (Durant)
Two-time all-state selection and Class A District 6 MVP; First-Time All-State in Class A by the IPSWA in 2019.
Tanner Lukavsky 6-2 225 Fr. LB West Branch, Iowa (West Branch)
Two-time IPSWA Class 1A All-State selection; also a two-time all-district pick and selected to the 2020 Iowa Shrine Bowl.
Kade Lynott 6-1 195 Fr. Ath Hawarden, Iowa (West Sioux)
Des Moines Register Elite Team in ‘19; fourth all-time in Iowa prep history in receiving yards (3,509) and receiving TDs (44).
Trent McCann 6-1 171 Fr. PK Centerville, Iowa (Centerville)
Two-time all-state selection; was 4-of-5 on FGs, 28-of-30 on PATs, recorded 24 touchbacks and averaged 39.1 ypp in 2019.
Tyler Moen 5-11 185 Fr. RB Atlantic, Iowa (Atlantic)
First-team all-state selection as a senior, breaking the school season (1,909) and game (523) rushing marks; had 20 rushing TDs.
Kaden Sutton 6-0 260 Fr. DL Adel, Iowa (ADM)
Des Moines Register Elite Team member on defense in 2019; first-team all-state on offense as a junior and on defense as a senior.
Israel Taylor 6-4 230 Fr. WR Davenport, Iowa (Central)
Two-time all-district choice; tallied 73 catches for 783 yards and six TDs in his last two seasons.
Asle Thorson 6-1 172 Fr. DB Ft. Dodge, Iowa (Ft. Dodge)
IPSWA Second-Team All-State (Class 4A) in 2019, tying for first in the state with 27 TDs; uncle, Nik Moser, played at ISU.
Jack Tiarks 6-3 206 Fr. LB Treynor, Iowa (Treynor)
Second-team all-state as a senior; rushed for 665 yards and 10 TDs and posted 42 tackles, 4.0 TFL and an interception.
Micheal Tweten 5-11 162 Fr. WR Buffalo, Minn. (Buffalo)
Second-team all-state selection, leading the state in receiving yards (1,386), receptions (95) and TD catches (17).