Iowa QB Tyler Wiegers transfers to Eastern Michigan

  • William Kosileski
  • Land of 10
3:06 p.m Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 Sports

Eastern Michigan announced on Wednesday that Iowa quarterback Tyler Wiegers will join the Eagles as a graduate transfer from Iowa.

The announcement was made on Twitter. Here is the tweet:

Football Announces Addition of Tyler Wiegers as Graduate Transfer #EMUFB #EMUEagles pic.twitter.com/5WsZdfdsS6

— EMU Athletics (@EMUAthletics) January 3, 2018

In the fall, Wiegers competed with sophomore Nathan Stanley for the Hawkeyes’ starting quarterback job. In the end, it was ultimately given to Stanley, who started every game this season for Iowa.

Wiegers had been with Iowa since 2015. However, he saw limited action in his time as a Hawkeye, and did not play at all in 2016. In only 4 career games, Wiegers completed 4 of his 6 passing attempts for 35 total yards, 1 touchdown and no interceptions.

He will join an Eastern Michigan team that went 5-7 in the 2017 season.

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