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IOWA CITY, Ia. — Twenty-four national letters of intent streamed into the Iowa Football Performance Center on National Signing Day.

Here is a breakdown of the Hawkeyes' Class of 2016 signees. They've got one spot left, presumably going to New Jersey receiver Frank Darby (who needs to qualify academically) or Pella gray-shirt offer Noah Clayberg.

TOKS AKINRIBADE, RB, 6-0, 205

Brownsburg, Ind. (Brownsburg High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Recruited by departed Jim Reid, Akinribade had a nice list of scholarship offers, including Michigan. The speedy (4.4-second 40-yard dash) back rushed for 1,424 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior. Rated the No. 45 running back in the country by 247Sports and No. 31 athlete by Rivals.

COLE BANWART, OL, 6-4, 280

Ottosen (Algona High School)

Rivals: 2 stars; Scout: 2 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: A Reese Morgan find who moves well (he’s on the Algona basketball team) and has room to grow. Was a Register first-team Class 3A all-state pick. His coach, Andy Jacobson, called him “a high character guy” in an interview with HawkeyeReport.com.

SHAUN BEYER, TE, 6-5, 210

Shellsburg (Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Exploded onto the recruiting scene as a senior. Piled up more than 1,500 yards rushing and receiving for the Class 4A runner-up Cougars, but also played quarterback, starred on defense in a hybrid role and averaged more than 45 yards as a punter. A high jumper in track who has gone 6-8. Also had an offer from Nebraska.

LANCE BILLINGS, DB, 6-0, 176

Lorain, Ohio (Clearview High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 2 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Didn’t have any other major offers, but Iowa liked him enough to quickly scoop him up in June. Posted 67 catches for 721 yards and five touchdowns as a senior, but has been told he’ll open as a cornerback.

CEDRIC BOSWELL, DB, 5-11, 175

Beverly Hills, Mich. (Groves High School)

Rivals: 2 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: The No. 60 cornerback prospect by Scout has an offer list of MAC schools. Reportedly ran 4.34 seconds in the 40-yard dash and placed second in the state in the 100-meter dash as a junior. Owns his school's record for rushing yards in a game (334).

NOAH FANT, TE, 6-5, 220

Omaha, Neb. (South High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: The No. 26-rated tight end in the country, according to Rivals.com and Scout.com, was still entertaining offers from Minnesota and Nebraska in the weeks leading up to National Signing Day. Had 46 catches for 570 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior. Also played defensive end.

CHAUNCEY GOLSTON, DE, 6-5, 227

Detroit (East English Village Prep School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Prepped at the same school as Iowa cornerback Desmond King and joined teammate Cedrick Lattimore in committing to Iowa. Had 43 tackles, including nine sacks, as a senior. Rated the No. 34 defensive end nationally by Rivals. Had offers from Minnesota and Pittsburgh.

T.J. HOCKENSON, TE, 6-5, 230

Chariton (Chariton High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Finished his career as the state’s most prolific receiver of all-time, with totals of 238 receptions for 3,560 yards and 49 touchdowns. Rivals bumped him up from two to three stars, and Scout rates him as the No. 45 tight end. Also had an Iowa State offer.

AMANI HOOKER, DB, 6-0, 203

Brooklyn Park, Minn. (Park Center High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Produced impressive two-way stats as a senior: 1,042 yards passing, 478 rushing, 380 receiving and 29 touchdowns on offense; 78 tackles and 11 interceptions on defense. First-team all-conference his final three seasons. Rated Minnesota’s No. 4 overall prospect by 247Sports. Projects as a safety in college.

ALARIC JACKSON, OL, 6-7, 285

Detroit, Mich. (Renaissance High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Committed and signed with Iowa on National Signing  Day after late interest from Michigan. Rated the No. 2 offensive tackle in Michigan by Scout, he turned down scholarship offers from Michigan State and Nebraska. Born across the border in Windsor, Ontario. Named first-team all-state as a senior.

AMANI JONES, LB, 6-0, 215

Chicago (Phillips Academy)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Flipped commitment from Illinois after seeing the Hawkeyes’ new training facility. Rated Illinois’ No. 1 inside linebacker prospect by Scout. Helped team, which became the first Chicago Public League school to win an Illinois state championship, to a 14-0 record.

CEDRICK LATTIMORE, DE, 6-5, 260

Redford, Mich. (East English Village Prep School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 4 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Has the size to eventually move inside to defensive tackle, which is where Scout rates him No. 1 in Michigan and No. 2 in the Midwest. One of two four-star players (only by Scout) in this class. Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio pushed late for his services. Recorded a school-record 17 sacks as a senior.

ROMEO MCKNIGHT, DE, 6-5, 235

Crystal Lake, Ill. (Central High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Tore his ACL in August, just a few months after committing to Iowa, so he’ll almost certainly redshirt his first year. Was a state wrestling champion as a junior (220 pounds). Offer list included Illinois State, Bowling Green, Wyoming and more.

NICK NIEMANN, LB, 6-4, 220

Sycamore, Ill. (Sycamore High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: The brother of Iowa starting outside linebacker Ben Niemann had a slew of other offers, including Illinois, Northwestern and Wisconsin. Runs a 4.5 in the 40 and could grow into a tight end or defensive end. Rated the No. 2 outside linebacker in Illinois by Scout. Had 94 tackles as a senior while catching 14 passes for 366 yards as a receiver.

EMMANUEL RUGAMBA, DB, 6-0, 172

Naperville, Ill. (Central High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Recruiting analyst Tom Lemming called him “the best receiver in Illinois,” and no wonder: He racked up 112 receptions for 1,615 yards and 11 touchdowns the last two years. But he seems ticketed for Iowa’s secondary. Rated the nation’s No. 36 cornerback by Scout. Brian Ferentz was his lead recruiter.

AUSTIN SCHULTE, DE, 6-4, 250

Pella (Pella High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 2 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Like McKnight, tore his ACL early in his senior year and is ahead of schedule in his recovery; he hopes to compete in track this spring. Rated the state’s No. 3 overall prospect by Rivals. Had 19 tackles for loss as a junior, when Pella won a 3A title.

BRANDON SIMON, DE, 6-1, 236

Ramsey, N.J. (Don Bosco Prep School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Also held offers from Army, Boston College and Syracuse. Had 35 tackles (16 for losses) as a senior. Rated New Jersey’s No. 2 defensive end prospect by Scout.

NATHAN STANLEY, QB, 6-5, 212

Menomonie, Wis. (Menomonie High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 4 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: The highest-rated prospect in the class (at No. 234 overall) nationally by Scout was also the first to commit, in November 2014. Completed 85 of 175 passes for 1,728 yards and 16 touchdowns with four interceptions as a senior. A pro-style quarterback with a strong arm.

KYLE TAYLOR, LB, 6-2, 220

Silver Spring, Md. (Gonzaga Prep School, Washington, D.C.)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Has more size than his older brother, Iowa starting strong safety Miles Taylor. Also had offers from Maryland, Virginia Tech and Wisconsin. Rated the No. 22 inside linebacker nationally by Rivals.

BARRINGTON WADE, LB, 6-1, 210

Skokie, Ill. (Niles North High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Chicago Tribune first-team all-stater was a productive running back as a senior, piling up 231 carries for 2,029 yards and 17 touchdowns in 12 games. Recruited as an athlete, but he’ll likely play defense for Iowa after redshirting his first season. Other offers included Connecticut, Bowling Green and Central Michigan.

KRISTIAN WELCH, LB, 6-3, 220

Iola, Wis. (Iola-Scandanavia High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 2 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Seth Wallace picked up his third recruit out of the state of Wisconsin in July. Welch didn’t have any other Power 5 offers, but brings versatility and athleticism. Likely to move to linebacker at Iowa. His stats as a senior: 98 carries for 961 yards; 15 receptions for 252 yards; 77 tackles.

SPENCER WILLIAMS, OL, 6-3, 290

Cedar Falls (Cedar Falls High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: The state’s No. 3 prospect according to 247Sports essentially ignited Iowa’s summer recruiting binge. His June 8 commitment was the first of 16 in three weeks. Had originally pledged to Western Michigan until picking up “a dream offer” from Iowa. Another Reese Morgan find.

DEVONTE YOUNG, WR, 6-0, 195

Waldorf, Md. (North Point High School)

Rivals: 2 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: Iowa got in on him first; he picked up later offers from Pittsburgh and Rutgers. Had 45 catches for 802 yards and six touchdowns in 11 games as a senior. Rated the No. 5 receiver in Maryland by Scout and reportedly runs 4.45 seconds in the 40.

TOREN YOUNG, RB, 5-11, 220

Madison, Wis. (Monona Grove High School)

Rivals: 3 stars; Scout: 3 stars; 247Sports: 3 stars

Quick facts: The second commitment to this class delivered monster stats as a senior: 304 carries, 2,569 yards and 28 touchdowns in 11 games. Rated the No. 46 running back nationally by Scout.

Editor's note: A previous version of this story included Frank Darby as a commitment; however, his eligibility has not yet been confirmed.

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