IOWA CITY, Iowa – Former Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras has found a new school and a new team to finish his college football career.
Petras announce via X on Sunday that he has committed to Utah State, which fell to Iowa 24-14 in the 2023 season opener at Kinnick Stadium.
A former three-year starter for Iowa, Petras has worked this fall as a temporary employee for the Iowa football team, but he wasn’t enrolled in school.
He will use his free Covid year to play as a graduate student, and he has one season of eligibility.
Petras, a native of San Rafael, California, finished his Iowa career with 5,199 passing yards and 24 touchdowns. He ranks 10th on Iowa’s all-time passing list.
He was also the starter for Iowa’s 2021 team that won the Big Ten West Division.
Petras suffered a shoulder injury against Nebraska in the 2022 regular-season finale that kept him from playing the in 2022 Music City Bowl.
He has spent the past year getting healthy and helping with the Iowa offense.
Petras’ Hawkeye career was filled with peaks and valleys as he often was blamed for the problems on offense.
But he was highly respected by his teammates and coaches, and he has spent the past six seasons associated with the Iowa program dating back to 2018.