Iowa reserve quarterback Tyler Wiegers will play his final collegiate season at Eastern Michigan after graduating in December.
Tyler Wiegers was a highly-touted recruit for the Hawkeyes, but spent his four-year collegiate career behind Jake Rudock, C.J. Beathard, and Nathan Stanley.
Wiegers is a native of Lake Orion, Michigan, a little North of Detroit, and will play his final season in his home state.
He is heading to Eastern Michigan, the program announced this afternoon.
— EMU Athletics (@EMUAthletics) January 3, 2018
From EMU’s release:
“We are definitely excited about Tyler coming back to the great state of Michigan to join our program,” said EMU Head Coach Chris Creighton. “By being here this semester he will have the opportunity to get to know our team, learn our system and compete for the quarterback spot. We cannot wait to get started.”
“I’m excited to join the program here at Eastern Michigan and look forward to the opportunity,” Wiegers added. “Coach Creighton is building something special and I cannot wait to make an impact. It’s great to be back home in Michigan, close to family, and have the chance to compete for playing time. I am very thankful and excited for the future.”
During his Iowa career, Wiegers completed 4-of-6 passes for 35 yards and a touchdown. He appeared in one game this fall—Iowa’s 45-16 win over Illinois—and completed one of his two attempts: a three-yard touchdown pass to Ivory Kelly-Martin.