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Eastern Michigan football adds grad transfer from Iowa

January 4, 2018

FILE - In this April 23, 2016, file photo, Iowa quarterback Tyler Wiegers throws a pass during the team's NCAA college football spring game in Iowa City, Iowa. Wiegers is going to Eastern Michigan as a graduate transfer. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Quarterback Tyler Wiegers is set to play at Eastern Michigan as a graduate transfer.

Wiegers, who was previously at Iowa, is eligible to play for EMU this coming season.

A Michigan native, Wiegers redshirted at Iowa in 2014 and played in only eight games for the Hawkeyes from 2015-17. He graduated in December.

Wiegers says it’s great to have the chance to complete for playing time — and to be back home.

EMU says Wiegers is enrolled in classes and pursuing a master’s degree in human nutrition.

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