College Football: Ankeny’s Kohl Picks Iowa State

Ankeny — Heralded Ankeny signal caller J.J. Kohl has made his college decision.

Originally slated to play in Madison for the Wisconsin Badgers, Kohl officially announced his intentions to commit to the Iowa State.

Kohl picked the Cyclones over offers from Florida State, Iowa, Wisconsin and Penn State, among others.

According to, a prominent recruiting site, he’s the No. 17 rated quarterback in the nation.

Kohl threw for over 2,000 yards and tossed 25 touchdowns while leading Ankeny to the Class 5A State Finals last year.