Two-time state champ Alex Marinelli (St. Paris Graham, Ohio) originally committed to Ohio State. When Alex announced, it left Iowa fans shaking their heads because he was a name they had at the top of their list. Alex has gone 49-2 in his first two high school seasons and is currently ranked fourth nationally at 160 pounds. Needless to say this commitment will be raising the Iowa Hawkeyes’ recruiting ranking.
Below is our interview with Alex on why he has decided to come to Iowa over Ohio State.
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