Howells/Dodge graduate signed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Ex-Iowa Hawkeye Nathan Bazata, a Howells/Dodge product, signed a free agent contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday after a tryout according to the Norfolk Daily News.
Bazata was an All-State player at Howells and Howells/Dodge, graduating in 2012. The Bobcats won state championships his freshman and sophomore years, and a state runner-up his junior year. Bazata started 37 games his final three years at Iowa, recording 51 tackles, including 6 ½ tackles for loss, three sacks and one safety as a senior in 2017.