Iowa CITY, Iowa - Iowa players in uniform for Saturday's game against Tennessee Tech.
Quarterback: Derby, Vandenberg, Rudock, Wienke.
Running Back/Fullback: Reisen, Gimm, White, D. Johnson, Coker, McCall, Meyers, Canzeri
Wide Receiver: Shumpert, Davis, McNutt, Martin-Manley, Chelf, Audlehelm, N. Nielsen, Grant, Hillyer, Staggs, Cotton, Bullock,
Tight End: Derby, Herman, Fiedorowicz, Duzey, Hamilton, Krieger-Coble
O-Line: Walsh, Van Sloten, Blythe, Boffeli, Orne, Ferentz, Reiff, Clark, Tobin, Gaul, Donnal, Scherff, McMillan,
D-Line: McMinn, Gaglione, Spears, Tsopanides, Cooper, Daniel, Daniels, Binns, Hardy, Nardo, Bigach
Linebackers: Collins, Alston, Morris, Davis, Pryor, T. Nielsen, Donatell, Getz, 42 (Plem), Kirksey, C. Fisher, Hitchens, Perry,
DBs: Bernstine, Prater, Hyde, Lomax, G. Smith, T. Miller, Swanson, Steinbrecher, Law, Sleeper, Castillo, Campbell,
Specialists: Weinke, Mossbrucker, Meyer, Kreiter, Koehn, Bullock, Martin-Manley, Guthrie, Bigach.
True Freshmen in Action: Ray Hamilton and Marcus Collins started things off on the kick return team. Damon Bullock, who was recruited as a running back, moved to wide receiver and was in on the first series in the slot.
Safety Nico Law also saw action in his first ever game at Kinnick. The true freshman from lined up for kick coverage to start the second half.
Injury Report: Kirk Ferentz mentioned early in the week that several players would be out for the game. The list included Carl Davis, Nolan MacMillan, B.J. Lowery and Brad Rogers. Dakota Getz dressed even tough the coach said he would be out the next 2-4 weeks.
McCall broke his ankle on a late first-quarter carry.He'll miss the remainder of the year and receive a medical redshirt.
"We're all disappointed," Kirk Ferentz said. "Nobody is more more disappointed than him. He's just really a tremendous young guy with a great attitude, great spirit. He was looking forward to playing and was playing very, very well.
"From where I was siting, it looked like he and Jordan Bernstine almost had it in a different gear than anybody else on our team, which was good to see."
Special Teams Units
Kick Return Team - Bernstine, Davis, Z. Derby, Gimm, Hamilton, Fiedorwicz, T.Miller, Hitchens, M. Collins, N. Nielsen, J. White.
Punt Return - Hyde, Collins, Bullock, Castillo, White, Kirksey, Bernstine, Prater, Hitchens, Sleeper.
Kick Coverage - T. Miller, N. Nielsen, Meyer, White, Shumpert, Donatell, Collins, Bernstine, Castillo, Bullock, Hitchens.
Punt Coverage - Guthrie, Morris, Kreiter, T. Nielsen, Herman, Z. Derby, Hitchens, Bernstine, Kirksey.
Colin Sleeper started and played the first four or five series at strong safety. Jordan Bernstine replaced him and saw plenty of reps. Bernstine then replaced him and played several series.
Christian Kirksey played the meaningful minutes at WLB. Antony Hitchens came in for him when the game was decided.