IOWA CITY, Iowa – Iowa Football officially bulked up its roster Wednesday, signing 23 student-athletes to national letters of intent. The group included Michigan transfers Cade McNamara, a quarterback, and tight end Erick All. The program also announced the adding of seven preferred walk-ons.
Here’s a closer look at the class:
NO. 12 CADE McNAMARA, QB
Reno, NV / Damonte Ranch HS
Transfer from Michigan
Joined program in spring, 2023, as graduate transfer from Michigan with two years of eligibility remaining.
Two-year letterman, appearing in 21 games with 16 starts . . . compiled 13-3 record as a starter and helped lead team to 2021 Big Ten Championship . . . 2022 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2021 Honors – – Third-team All-Big Ten by league coaches and media . . . Academic All-Big Ten . . . Shared Offensive Player of the Week honors for his performance against Northern Illinois . . . shared Hard Hat Player of the Week against Indiana . . . 2020 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten
High School Honors
Selected first-team all-state as a junior and senior . . . two-time Gatorade Player of the Year in Nevada (2017 and 2018); first player in state history to win the award in back-to-back seasons . . . named Nevada Offensive Player of the Year in 2018 . . . named 2017 USA Today All-Nevada Player of the Year . . . three-time conference Player of the Year (2016-18) . . . Sierra League Player of the Year as…