Posted August 14, 2012 on AP on Fox
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) He's tall and strong. He has big, soft hands to wrap around the football. He might not have a wide receiver's speed, but he can hold his own in a foot race. If you set out to build a prototype tight end, you might very well end up with Iowa's C.J. Fiedorowicz. The Hawkeyes' new offensive coordinator, Greg Davis, has been coaching for 38 years and says he has never had a tight end like Fiedorowicz, who's 6-foot-7, 265 pounds, and seems poised for a breakout season in his junior year. ''There are not a bunch of guys anywhere that are that size, that can run and catch and do all of those things,'' Davis said. ''C.J.'s got a chance to be an outstanding player.'' Fiedorowicz has been a bit of a late bloomer after arriving at Iowa with sparkling high school credentials. He played seven different positions at Johnsburg (Ill.) High School, including quarterback and wide receiver, and compiled more th...
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