In-state 2024 ATH Derek Weisskopf commits to the Iowa Hawkeyes

Iowa just might make the Hawkeye State a monopoly when it comes to high-profile targets in the 2024 class. After being offered recently on April 11, Williamsburg High School product Derek Weisskopf didn’t wait long to make his college decision.

The 6-foot-3, 200 pound athlete announced his commitment to Iowa. In the process, Weisskopf became the third in-state player to pledge to the Hawkeyes. Iowa also has commitments from East Buchanan High School offensive lineman Cody Fox and Winfield-Mt. Union High School linebacker Cam Buffington.

Weisskopf is rated as a three-star athlete on both 247Sports and Rivals. According to 247Sports, Weisskopf is the nation’s No. 51 athlete and the No. 3 player from the state of Iowa. With Weisskopf’s commitment, the Hawkeyes now have commitments from each of the top three players from the state of Iowa according to 247Sports.

247Sports rates Fox as a four-star player, the country’s No. 188 recruit overall, the No. 10 interior offensive lineman and the top player in the 2024 class from the state of Iowa. Meanwhile, Buffington is regarded as a three-star talent, the No. 18 linebacker and the second-best player from Iowa.

The Hawkeyes have also offered 247Sports’ next two highest-rated players from Iowa. Bondurant-Farrar athlete Titus Cram is a three-star prospect, the No. 4 player from Iowa and was offered by the Hawks on Sept. 18, 2021. Monticello High School athlete Preston Ries also recently picked up an Iowa offer and he’s listed as the No. 5 player from the Hawkeye state according to 247Sports.

Weisskopf is both a football and basketball star at Williamsburg High School. He’s played both offense and defense on the gridiron, too, something Hawkeye Report editor Blair Sanderson touched on after Weisskopf’s commitment.

Last fall as a sophomore, Weisskopf finished the…


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