DES MOINES - With just over one week remaining until the start of training camp, Iowa Barnstormers Head Coach and Director of Football Operations Mike Hohensee has been busy finalizing the teams pre-season roster. The team has announced that veteran defensive lineman Jeffrey Fitzgerald has been assigned to Iowa for the 2013 season. With this latest addition, the Barnstormers have now been assigned 31 players for the upcoming season.
Fitzgerald (6-4, 270, Kansas State) is a two-year veteran of the Arena Football League having spent time with Philadelphia and Chicago. In two seasons, he has compiled 59 tackles, 4.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
Fitzgerald played college football at the University of Virginia from 2005-07 before transferring to Kansas State for his senior season in 2009. His four-year totals included 177 tackles, 19 sacks, five interceptions and six forced fumbles.