Rob Report: Michigan State

In this report, we take a look at the dressed list, the injury report and news and notes from the 34-27 doube-OT win against Michigan State on Saturday at Kinnick.

IOWA CITY _ Hawkeyes that were in uniform on Saturday for Michigan State:

QB - Christensen, Stanzi, Farnsworth. Nelson, McNutt.

RB - Young, Sims, Busch, Morse, Murphy, Williams, O'Meara, Leppert, Pugh

WR - Sandeman, Chaney, Johnson-Koulianos, Stross, Nordmann, Evans, Cleveland,

TE - Myers, Reisner, Gerstandt, Peterson, Sabers, Spading

OL - Zusevics, Olsen, Haganman, Detweiler, Eubanks, Bulaga, Calloway, Doering, Kuempel, Gettis, Aumaitre, Koeppel, Aeschlimen, Vandervelde, Meade, Bruggeman.

DL Dunn, Daniels, Blum, Binns, Daniel, Clayborn, Ballard, Hundertmark, Klug, Oberland, Narinskiiy, Geary, Kroul, King, Mattison,

LB Nielson, Edds< McGrath, Hunter, Moses, Humpal, Klinkenborg, Gattas, Coleman, Tarpinian, Davis, Morio, Johnson,

DB Sash, Bernstine, Morrow, Rowell, Kuchel, Gardner, Dalton, Smith, Greenwood, Godfrey, Fletcher, Tillison, Shada,

ST - Murray, Stanzi, Shulze, Olsztra, Donahue, Guthrie, Murphy.


Safety Devan Moylan (leg) missed his fifth game in a row.

Wide receiver Trey Stross (leg) and Colin Sandeman got back in action Saturday after missing the Purdue game.

Ken Iwebema missed the game after suffering concussion last week in West Lafayette. Chad Geary started in his place.

Cornerback Adam Shada suffered a sprained ankle. Ferentz didn't make it sound like the senior would be ready next week against pass-happy Northwestern.

Running back Damian Sims sprained his foot in the first half and didn't return. He suffered the same injury in camp.

Mitch King got banged up and was in and out of the game all day. It didn't appear like anything serious.

Albert Young came off of the field holding his right wrist, but he said in the postgame that it was his shoulder. He said he'd be ready to go next week.

Bradley Fletcher also injured his leg and asked out in the second overtime.

Middle linebacker Mike Klinkenborg fractured his hand.

There were a number of guys running in and out with bumps and bruises. It should be an interesting injury report on Tuesday.


Meade worked out as second team left tackle in pregame warm-ups. The former walk-on started the first seven games of the season at RG.

Iowa changed up on defense the first time MSU was in a third and long. The Hawkeyes brought in Clayborn and Ballard and brought in Bernstine for Edds, Geary and Kroul. The backups got a lot of reps on defense and it showed as they looked they the fresher defensive unit in the second half. The goal line defense featured Kroul, Hundertmark, Clayborn and Mattison.

Humpal recorded 18 tackles for the second time in three weeks. Fletcher added a career-high 13 stops and Godfrey chipped in with 12 (nine solo).

Murray kicked field goals of 43 and 47 yards, the two longest of his career. Donohue recorded four punts of 50 plus yards, including an 82-yarder.

Pugh and Chaney scored the first touchdowns of their careers.

Iowa rushed for 200 plus yards for the first time since the season opener against Northern Illinois. They had 230 on Saturday and 250 against NIU.

Young passed Fred Russell into fourth place on Iowa's all-time rushing list. His 132 points tied him with Owen Gill and Nick Bell on the all-time charts. His two touchdowns were the first rushing scores in the Big Ten play for Iowa this season.

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