November 24, 2010

Raymon enjoys visit

In June, three-star defensive end John Raymon committed to the Hawkeyes shortly after seeing campus, but had the chance to learn a lot more about Iowa City on his official visit this past weekend. The 6-foot-5, 245-pound Raymon talks about the trip and much more.

Q: What was the official visit experience like for you?

RAYMON: It was great. I had a lot of fun out there. We didn't quite get the win against Ohio State on Saturday, but it was a great game. I had a really good time.

Q: Who was your host while you were there?

RAYMON: Kevonte Martin-Manley and A.J. Derby.

Q: What did you hear from some of the players about their time there?

RAYMON: They said they love it. They said the coaches don't base whether you play off what you come in as out of high school, but just whether or not you're good. If you're the best in practice, you'll get your chance and then you've got to step up.

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