Iowa adds JUCO quarterback


January 2nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Cody Sokol, a junior college quarterback from Scottsdale Community College in Arizona, told the world on Saturday he was going to join Iowa. On Dec. 31st, Sokol Tweeted he was “Happy to be a Hawkeye!” Sokol is 6-foot-2 and 205 pounds and has two years of competition remaining. He could also redshirt one season. This past season he threw for 3,807 yards and 43 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Sokol was born in Des Moines but moved to Arizona when he was young. Iowa will have two senior quarterbacks next fall — James Vandenberg and John Wienke. Jake Rudock will be a redshirt freshman. The quarterback depth chart thinned out when sophomore A.J. Derby moved from quarterback to linebacker during the past season.

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