The Iowa football team is stockpiling tight ends and wide receivers during the early stages of its 2011 recruiting class.

Of Iowa's seven commitments, three are wide receivers, and two are tight ends.

The most recent tight end commit came Wednesday, when Ray Hamilton added his name to Iowa's class, according to Rivals.com.

Hamilton, a 6-foot-5, 225-pounder from Strongsville, Ohio, passed on offers from Arizona, Boston College, California, Cincinnati, Colorado, Florida State, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Stanford, Syracuse, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

As a junior, Hamilton was limited to only six games because of a knee injury. He had 22 catches for 300 yards, according to Scout.com.

"It just felt right," Hamilton told Scout.com. "It felt like the right time, and it definitely felt like the right place. There comes a time when you just get that feeling, and it felt like that for me."

Hamilton, who is rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, is considered the 15th-best prospect in Ohio and the 19th-best tight end in the nation, according to Rivals.com.

Joining Hamilton is Mount Pleasant's Henry Krieger-Coble, who recently committed to the Hawkeyes.

Krieger-Coble is rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and the fourth-best prospect in Iowa. The 6-4, 218-pounder had 34 catches for 491 yards and six touchdowns last season.

Iowa also added DeSoto, Texas, wide receiver Austin Vincent last week.

Hamilton wasn't only commitment the Hawkeyes received Wednesday.

Defensive end John Rayman, who is 6-5 and 245 pounds, passed on offers from North Carolina State, West Virginia, Purdue, Illinois and Maryland to join the Hawkeyes, according to Rivals.com.

Rayman is the first defensive player to commit to Iowa's 2011 class.

The Hawkeyes, who are coming off an Orange Bowl victory over Georgia Tech, open the season Sept. 4 against Eastern Illinois.

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