Austin Stotts, a freshmen last year at Simpson and former West Des Moines, Valley Tiger, announced his commitment on Twitter early Sunday afternoon.

“I was already planning on going to a bigger school, and saw an opportunity to get better so I capitalized.” Stotts said on his decision, “I don’t feel I’ve reached my full potential as a wrestler. Looking forward to helping the team, and hopefully have a brother along my side with some other tough wrestlers from Valley.”

Stotts will have three years of eligibility left once he joins the Cyclone program.  The former Tiger was a 2-time state qualifier as a prep, placing 7th at 170 as a senior.