"Hockenson hadn't played a down here, and I think he's one of the better ones or has a chance to be one of the better ones we've had. Noah Fant has been excellent for us," Iowa offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz said.
"He's a really good football player, and to me that's a really good start. We're trying to collect those guys," Brian Ferentz said. "We probably made a mistake not getting him in our program a lot sooner. And so far what we've seen out of him, he's just verified everything that we thought we knew."