Posted On: 05/3/21 1:04 PM

Districts are out and there is going to be some serious talent playing in each throughout the state of Iowa this fall.  Learn about some of the top returning prospects in the player capsules below as Prep Redzone highlights each leading up to the season.  From the trenches to the backfields, Iowa boasts some of the best talent around.

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Carson Blietz, QB, C/O 2022, 6’0, 185, hudl, Twitter

Blietz has a big arm and can take the top off of a defense throwing the deep ball or show off well-developed throwing mechanics on short to intermediate routes.  There is lots of poise evident in the way he scans the field and looks comfortable in his offense.  Blietz senses pressure and moves impressively in the pocket, he is hard to pressure.

Dkhai Pope, DB/RB, C/O 2022, 5’9, 175, hudl, Twitter

Pope dominates at Defensive Back with elite athleticism: he is quick and patient in reverse, he leaps and breaks well to get to the ball, and his footwork keeps him glued to opponents.  He has very good instincts and closing speed that make him a factor

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