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Football: Cyclones sign another highly-rated D-lineman in Ray Lima

AMES – The Iowa State football program added one of the nation’s top junior college defensive lineman with the announcement that three-star defensive tackle Ray Lima has signed with Iowa State.

Lima, who had multiple offers from “power five” schools, is ranked as the 58th-best junior college player nationally by 247Sports and Scout. Lima redshirted in 2016 and will have sophomore eligibility when he enrolls at Iowa State for the spring semester of 2017.

Ray Lima
Defensive Tackle
6-3, 310, So.#
Torrance, Calif. (West/El Camino CC [Calif.])

El Camino CC: Chose Iowa State over Oregon, Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, TCU and California … one of the top junior college defenders in the nation … ranked No. 58 JC player nationally by 247Sports and Scout … listed as a top-10 defensive tackle nationally by Scout and 247Sports … rated as the No. 13 defensive tackle by ESPN … three-star recruit by 247Sports, Scout, ESPN and Rivals … redshirted in 2016 … named first-team all-SCFA Central Division in 2015 … posted 59 tackles, 21.5 TFL and seven sacks … named conference player of the week after recording six tackles, 3.0 TFL and two forced fumbles vs. Cerritos … coached by Gifford Lindheim.

High School: A two-time all-Bay League and all-CIF Northern Division selection … four-year letterman … coached by Greg Holt.

Matt Campbell on Lima: “Ray is a big, physical run-stopper inside. He’s got great athletic ability to run sideline to sideline. He’s one of the top interior defensive lineman in the country and a guy who has a chance, both on the field and off the field, to make a huge impact.”

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