Ankeny's Joel Lanning commits to ISU football

Joel Lanning, a 6-2, 200-pound quarterback from Ankeny, committed Sunday to play football at Iowa State.

The senior chose the Cyclones over Nebraska.

Hes a three-star recruit according toRivals.comand also excelled in baseball, helping the Hawks to the 2012 Class 4-A state title.

I just knew I wanted to play for them, said Lanning, who boasted an 18-to-3 touchdown to interception ratio last season. It just felt like the right place.