May 28, 2013

Hawks keeping tabs on in-state athlete

West Marshall athlete Duncan Ferch rushed for 2,264 yards and 33 touchdowns last fall as a junior, but when it comes to the college level running back may not even be the spot that helps him add BCS level scholarship offers. College coaches across the Midwest have been keeping in close contact with the versatile prospect this spring on the phone.

"Iowa, Iowa State, North Dakota State, South Dakota State, Illinois State, and South Dakota."

Five schools have stepped up with FCS level scholarships so far.

"It has been Illinois State, South Dakota, South Dakota State, North Dakota, and Missouri State this week."

The University of Iowa has come to evaluate Ferch this spring.

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