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2025 QB Alex Manske Commits to Iowa State Over Texas A&M

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The 2024 college football recruiting may not be officially over yet, but Iowa State is getting a head start on 2025 by landing its first commitment in Algona, Iowa High School quarterback Alex Manske.

Manske posted the news to his social media accounts on Thursday night.


Manske was reportedly down to Iowa State and Texas A&M, and the Aggies’ event sent offensive coordinator Collin Klein to his high school team’s basketball game on Monday night. However, per Cyclone Fanatic, many on the Iowa State staff was there as well.

He told the outlet he was impressed when we met Brock Purdy on his visit to Ames last year, saying, “I’ve like watched in the four years he was at Iowa State and stuff. Getting to talk to him was a pretty surreal moment.”

Other offers for Manske included Kansas State, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nebraska, Pittsburgh and Iowa.

Manske is rated as the No. 3 prospect in the state, and No. 34 quarterback in the country, according to 247Sports.

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