Rob Report: Ohio State

HN.com Senior Writer Rob Howe checks in from Kinnick Stadium after Iowa's 38-17 loss to Ohio State on Saturday night. This week, we take a look at the dressed list, injury report, notes and more in this premium notebook.

ALL DRESSED UP: Iowa players in uniform for the Ohio State game -

QB - Nelson, Manson, Farsnworth, Stanzi, Tate, Christensen.

RB - Sims, Busch, Young, Brown, Williams, McLaughlin, Greene, Brownlee, Ch. Davis,

WR - Johnson-Koulianos, Douglas, Brodell, Bowman, Christianson, Stross, Gerstandt, #19, Chaney, Grigsby.

TE - Majerus, Chandler, Moeaki, Myers, Blum, Cox, Sabers,

OL - Eubanks, Richardson, Meade, Yanda, Aeschliman, Doering, Elgin, Jones, Ryther, Vandervelde, Aumaitre, Calloway, Bruggeman, Dunn, Olsen, Narinskiiy, Kuempel

DL - Klug, Mattison, Iwebema, King, Kroul, Bain, Kanellis, Ewen, McCracken, Geary, Collins, Oberland, Jackson, Clayborn

LB - Gabelmann, Humpal, Edds, Gattas, Miles Klinkenborg, McGrath, Angerer, Isrig, Johnson, Peterson, Morse

DB - Paschal, Godfrey, Merrick, Dalton, Shada, Fletcher, Edwards, Tarpinian, Rowell, Spievey, Wilson, Gardner, Greenwood, Evans, Smith, Tillison,

ST - Fenstermaker, Schlicher, Huntrods, Signor, Donahue, Murray, Olsztra.

INJURY REPORT: Starting Center Rafael Eubanks warmed up with the team but did not play. He, Chris Doyle and head trainer Paul Federicci tested out the knee that Eubanks hurt last week in the pre-game warm-ups but must not have scene what they wanted. Ferentz said that Eubanks practiced very little this week, but could have gone if he had to.

Alex Kanellis returned to action after having an appendectomy last week in Champaign. The sophomore returned to practice on Thursday.

Marcus Paschal injured his hamstring in the first half and was replaced by Marcus Wilson. Ferentz was unsure of the extent of the injury.

LINE CHANGE: The injury to Eubanks pushed Seth Olsen into the starting line-up for a second straight week. Mike Elgin, who started the first four games at RG, moved over to center and Olsen slipped into the RG spot.

Olsen started last week at LG in place of the suspended Mike Jones. Jones returned this week to his normal LG slot.

MOOD TEST: Though disappointed, most of the players in the locker room felt good about their chances the rest of the season, especially Tate.

Tate talked about Iowa leaving too many plays on the field and took the blame for the loss. Ferentz had mixed emotions about his quarterback throwing himself under the bus.

I've said it before, and I'll say it again, Tate has matured quite a bit since last season and good things are ahead for him.

QUICK-HITTERS: A Fiesta Bowl rep attended the game…Saturday's game marked the 20th consecutive sellout at Kinnick…Young scored the first rushing touchdown against Ohio State this season…Ed Hinkel, Jared Clauss and David Bradley took in the game from the Iowa sidelines…Iowa was not penalized…Iowa is now 0-10-1 against top-ranked opponents…The Hawkeyes will not play Ohio State again until Nov. 19, 2009...Klinkenborg led Iowa in tackles with 13, his fourth time in five games with double figure stops…Tate increased his career passing yardage total to 6,605, moving passed Matt Sherman into fourth in the school's all-time list…The Buckeyes extended the nation's longest winning streak to 12 games.


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