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Pasco DB/LB Jamie Byrd has picked up a scholarship offer from Iowa State.
And in recent weeks, several schools including Florida and USF have made visits to Dade City's high school to take a closer look.
Byrd already has offers from Purdue, Georgia Southern and Youngstown State. He earned Times first-team all-Suncoast honors, was the Times all-North Suncoast Defensive Player of the Year and was named a maxpreps.com junior All-American after the 2009 season.
Byrd led the Pirates with 129 tackles, six sacks and four fumble recoveries.