May 19, 2009

Rogers ready to wear the black and gold

Last April, Ohio running back Brad Rogers was Iowa's first verbal commitment in the recruiting class of 2009. Now, as the 5-foot-10, 225-pound Rogers gets ready to report to campus this summer, we caught up with him to talk about the competition at running back this season, his expectations for his freshman year, and much more.

Q: Are you done with school or do you have a little bit left still?

ROGERS: I just got done on Friday.

Q: When is your graduation?

ROGERS: Wednesday.

Q: How did the last couple of weeks go as you wrapped everything up?

ROGERS: It was fun. The last couple of weeks, we've just been getting ready for exams and getting ready to graduate. Everything's been going well.

Q: When are you heading out to Iowa this summer?

ROGERS: I'm going down for summer workouts on July 12.

Q: Have you been doing their lifting program on your own this spring?

ROGERS: Yeah, I started the weight training after signing day.

Q: What have you thought of the program as you got into it?

ROGERS: It's hard, but I've seen a lot of results already. I'm stronger and I've slimmed down a little bit too.

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