Posted August 28, 2012 on AP on Fox
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer Damon Bullock will step into perhaps the most treacherous position in college football on Saturday when he starts at running back for Iowa. The Hawkeyes just can't seem to keep its tailbacks on the field. Iowa's bad luck with backs reached a breaking point in the offseason. Five players expected to compete for carries in 2012 won't be on the field Saturday when the Hawkeyes face Northern Illinois in Chicago. All that's left is Bullock, a sophomore who also played receiver in 2011, and a pair of true freshman in Greg Garmon and walk-on Michael Malloy. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz says Bullock had a good fall camp and that he's been impressed by Garmon and Malloy.

Ferentz OTS Transcript

Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz kicked off the first week of the season with a press conference. After his main presser, he met with reporters "On The Side."

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Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz kicked off the 2012 season on Tuesday with his first Tuesday press conference of the campaign. Read would he had to say in this complete transcript from the session.

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Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz and his players met with the media on Tuesday. He talked about his RBs, the DL, true freshmen playing and more.
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