In order to counter Ferentz' shifty plan to use fullbacks at running back, AIRBHG has taken his wrath out on the Fullback depth chart, leaving third string Gimm as the starter. Weisman: In Iowa’s Saturday game against Northwestern, news has gone from bad to worse as leading rusher Mark Weisman has left the game with an injury. Weisman was helped off the field with just over a minute to go in the first half and has yet to return. Iowa City Press-Citizen beat writer Pat Harty is reporting that Weisman is riding a stationary bike on the sideline. Weisman entered Saturday’s game as the Hawkeyes leading rusher with 640 yards on the ground, but has also dealt with injuries the past two weeks. He sat out the end of the Hawkeyes overtime win against Michigan State after injuring his ankle, and was limited to just five carries last week because of the same injury. Still, all is not lost for Iowa, as sophomore running back Damon Bullock emerged...Read more
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The bye week was victorious against the Iowa football team this weekend. Senior cornerback Micah Hyde was arrested early Friday morning for public intoxication and interfering with public acts. Also showing up on the day's police report was sophomore tight end Ray Hamilton, who received a ticket for PINTS, which essentially means he was caught in a bar after hours.Drew Clark also was arrested early Saturday morning for a public intoxication charge. This information was first reported by Marc Morehouse of the Cedar Rapids Gazette. It is anyone's guess how Iowa head coachKirk Ferentz will handle these two situations. My best guess is that Hamilton's incident will not be taken too seriously. He will likely play. Hyde didn't get picked up for a DUI, he didn't commit a felony and his incident is minor in comparison to most situations, but being a senior he should know better. Contrary to what people may think, it is possible to have fun in Iowa City and not get arrested for public intoxication. The Michigan...Read more
Atlanta Falcons running backMichael Turner was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol early on Tuesday morning. The NFL star was booked in GwinnettCounty Jail mere hours after rushing for 42 yards and a touchdown against theDenver Broncos, according to Mike Morris of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. UPDATE: Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 10:25 a.m. ET by Alex Kay D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution found that the Falcons released a statement concerning Turner's arrest. The organization stated:Read more
“We are aware of the situation involving Michael and are in the process of gathering more information. Because this is now a legal matter, the club will have no further comment at this time.”We'll keep you updated if the Falcons take any action or have anything further to say on the subject. ---END OF UPDATE--- The 30-year-old RB was released from jail at approximately 7 a.m.—two hours after he arrived—on a $2,179 bond.
Photo Credit: AJC.comThis is the first recorded legal offense in Turner’s eight-year professional football career. It...