During a press conference at Sioux City (Iowa) East, Woodbury selected the Iowa Hawkeyes. Afterward Scout.com caught up with Woodbury.
"I just felt I would fit good in the system and I wanted to apart of something special at Iowa," Woodbury told Scout.com.
Woodbury had intentions of taking a visit to North Carolina, but early in the week he opted to move forth with the process.
"It just clicked," he said. "It's the place for me. I didn't want to waste any more time. I didn't see a point to take a visit to UNC when I knew where I wanted to go."
Gesell and Woodbury played together in the Martin Brothers/All-Iowa Attack program.
"He's a pretty good recruiter," he said. "I'm excited to play with him and be roommates.
Woodbury is the No. 47 recruit in the 2012 recruiting class.