Another Michigan Wolverine Captain is Bound for the Iowa Hawkeyes [VIDEO]
Finally, the transfer portal is starting to give the University of Iowa football program some good news. For the second time in about two weeks, a captain from the 2022 Michigan Wolverines has announced they're transferring to Iowa City. To put that into perspective, that's 40 percent of this past season's captains for the team from Ann Arbor that are heading for Iowa City.
Late Wednesday morning came word that #83 will be switching uniforms and jerseys. Erick All Jr. is heading for the Hawkeyes. Just nine days ago, he announced he was entering the transfer portal.
As you might imagine, former Michigan quarterback Cade McNamara loved that piece of news tweeting "LETS GO. Hawks rollin" with a pair of bicep flexing emojis. Back on December 1, McNamara announced on Twitter what so many had been speculating for days... he was about to be an Iowa Hawkeye. McNamara was also a 2022 team captain for Michigan.
Last Thursday night when Iowa State visited Carver-Hawkeye Arena to take on the Iowa men, the football program had some visitors too. McNamara was in the house, along with Erick All.
All is a 6' 5" tight end who caught 38 passes for 437 yards and two touchdowns at Michigan in 2021, when he was named honorable mention All-Big Ten. This past season, he only played in the Wolverines' first three games. In mid-October, he announced he'd had "a life-changing surgery." According to Maizen Brew, the surgery was performed at a place that specializes in "minimally invasive spine surgery."
On February 13, 2001, All was only five months old when his family's home caught fire in Richmond, Indiana. The harrowing story of him being saved by firefighters is in the video below.
Hawkeye Report says All has two years of eligibility remaining at the University of Iowa.