IOWA CITY, Iowa – One of the top prospects in the 2024 class has committed to the Iowa wrestling team.
Angelo Ferrari announced his commitment to Iowa live on FloWrestling on Wednesday.
He is the second member of his family to commit to Iowa as his older brother Anthony Ferrari committed to Iowa in March.
“The team atmosphere, going up there was amazing,” Angelo Ferrari said at his press conference. “Being with my brother, it’s just amazing. It’s just a dynasty.”
Angelo Ferrari is ranked as the No 1 prospect in the 2024 class by FloWrestling.
A native of Melissa, Texas, Angelo Ferrari picked Iowa over Rutgers, Virginia Tech, Iowa State and Wisconsin among others.
He projects as a 184-pounder for the Hawkeyes.
“It’s like Alabama football,” Angelo Ferrari said of Iowa wrestling. “It’s part of the culture. “I can’t wait to get there, win some national titles and dominate Penn State.”
Angelo Ferrari is a two-time Ironman champion and a Who’s Number One champion.
At Who’s Number One 2022, Angelo Ferrari defeated Illinois commit Braeden Scoles and Penn State commit and U17 world champion Joe Sealey.
Angelo Ferrari’s commitment to Iowa comes during a turbulent time for his family.
Anthony Ferrari, 19, received a deferred one-year sentence on April 11 after pleading nolo contendere to two counts of assault and battery stemming from an incident on July 21.
A third Ferrari brother, A.J. Ferrari, was charged with felony sexual battery in Oklahoma from an alleged incident last July.
A.J. Ferrari , 21, won a national title at 197 pounds as a freshman at Oklahoma State in 2021.
He has since left the Oklahoma State program and is set to appear before a Payne County jury Sept. 26 on a sexual battery charge.
He pleaded not guilty during his initial appearance on Aug. 11.
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