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Iowa reserve linebacker Marcus Collins has been kicked off the team after being charged with drunken driving.
Collins was arrested early Friday by Iowa City police. He was charged with operating while under the influence and driving with a suspended or canceled license.
Collins, a native of Yeadon, Pa., played in six games this season. He made six tackles and forced a fumble playing primarily on special teams.
Coach Kirk Ferentz says Collins was already on a three-game suspension for undisclosed reasons.
The Hawkeyes face No. 22 Wisconsin on Saturday.
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The Iowa Hawkeyes have dismissed Marcus Collins from the team today . The Iowa Hawkeyes linebacker was charged with an alcohol related offense early Friday morning.
“Marcus was currently serving a three game suspension,” said Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz in a statement.
“He has now been dismissed from our football program. We will assist Marcus as he pursues other options to...
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The No. 24 Wisconsin Badgers will travel to play the Iowa Hawkeyes in a match-up of two schools from the Big Ten this Saturday.
Wisconsin (5-2) will be looking to score a win over Iowa (5-3) as it seeks to run its win streak to three.
Coverage of the game between Wisconsin and Iowa will air on ABC beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, IA.
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