IOWA CITY, Iowa – One of the top offensive lineman in the Midwest has the Iowa Hawkeyes among his final three schools.
Matt Farniok, a senior at Washington High School in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Tuesday told Rivals.com that he had narrowed his list of schools to Iowa, Nebraska and Michigan State, eliminating Florida State, which had been in the mix.
Farniok still has visits left to take to Iowa and Michigan State. He already took an official visit to Nebraska for the Huskers’ 28-20 loss to Iowa on Nov. 27 in the regular-season finale.
"I’m going to be looking for meeting with the players, getting to know them better, talking more face-to-face with the coaches, getting to know them and seeing how well I fit in there," Farniok said.
Farniok has two older brothers who played at Iowa State and Oklahoma State, respectively.
Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz is looking to add the final piece or two to Iowa’s 2016 recruiting class. The class currently has 24 players committed, all of whom are high school seniors.
Detroit senior offensive lineman Alaric Jackson is also considering Iowa. He is scheduled to visit Iowa later this month, along with current Iowa recruits Cedrick Lattimore and Chauncey Golston, both of whom are also from Detroit.
The 6-foot-5, 290-pound Farniok is ranked as a 4-star recruit by 247Sports and a 3-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com.