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Running back Greg Garmon confirmed via text that he has asked for and been granted his release from the University of Iowa. said he isn't leaving for grades or getting in trouble but simply he "Isn't comfortable with the Iowa Offense". Iowa sports information director Steve Roe said he had not talked to any coaches about it and had no comment. A four-star recruit out lf McDowell High School in Erie, Pa., Garmon ran for 122 yards as a true freshman this past season. He finished third on the team after sophomores Mark Wesman (159-815) and Damon Bullock (135-513) in rushing yards. He also had eight catches for 57 yards and five kickoff returns for 118 yards (23.6 per return average).
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