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Suspended Iowa running back Marcus Coker is leaving the Hawkeyes after leading the team in rushing in 2011. The school said Tuesday that Coker has asked for and been granted a release from his scholarship. It didn't disclose any details or reasons. Coker rushed for 1,384 yards and 15 touchdowns as a sophomore last season.
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TweetMarcus Coker is leaving the Iowa Hawkeye football team and becomes the latest running back to leave the program before his eligibility is up.
On Tuesday, Iowa athletic director Gary Barta announced that Marcus Coker would be released from his football scholarship. Coker was suspended before the Insight Bowl for disciplinary reasons but had an open invitation to return to the...
Suspended Iowa running back Marcus Coker is leaving the Hawkeyes after leading the team in rushing in 2011.
The school said Tuesday that Coker has asked for and been granted a release from his scholarship. It didn't disclose any details or reasons.
Coker rushed for 1,384 yards and 15 touchdowns as a sophomore last season. He was suspended last month for the Insight Bowl after...
The Iowa Hawkeyes announced that sophomore running back Marcus Coker withdrew his application to enroll in spring semester. He also asked for a release from his football scholarship and it was granted.
In other words, he is no longer part of the college football program.
The 6-0, 230 Coker had 82.9 percent of Iowa’s non-QB rush attempts and ran for 1,384 yards this season....
Star Iowa running back Marcus Coker played the final five games of the regular season while police were investigating an allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman, authorities acknowledged Wednesday.
Weeks after authorities decided not to pursue the case, the 19-year-old sophomore was suspended. And this week, he abruptly left the program.
Iowa athletic officials had no immediate...
Marcus Coker is looking for a new school.
Iowa announced Tuesday that Coker, the team's leading rusher, has asked for and has been granted his release from the Hawkeyes.
Coker was suspended for the Insight Bowl for disciplinary reasons and the school said it had something to do with the UI Student-Athlete Code of Conduct. However, the university expected Coker to be back for...
Iowa's unusual attrition at the running back position continued on Tuesday when the university announced leading rusher Marcus Coker asked for and was granted a release from his scholarship.
After a December of behind-the-scenes turmoil that included a suspension for Iowa’s bowl game, it was reported that Marcus Coker would be back at the school and likely reinstated to the football program. “Yes, the invitation is there for him to come back,” Iowa athletic director Gary Barta was quoted as saying Dec. 31. “We’ll let this play…
Former Iowa running back Marcus Coker started the final five games of the regular season while under a police investigation into an allegation of sexual assault.