Rob Report: MSU Publisher
Posted Nov 12, 2011

Hawkeye Insider Publisher checks in from the Iowa-Michigan State game with his weekly notebook, including a dressed list, injury report, and more.

Iowa CITY, Iowa - Iowa players in uniform Saturday here at Kinnick Stadium against Michigan State:

QB - Vandenberg, Rudock, Wienke, Anderson.

RB - Canzeri, Bullock,Reisen,White, Meyers,D. Johnson, McCall, Rogers, Coker,Gimm.

WR - Martin-Manley, Shumpert, Davis, McNutt,Grant, Audlehelm, COtton, Haluska, N. Nielsen,Staggs,Hillyer,Chelf

TE - Z. Derby, Hamilton, Fiedorowicz,Herman, Duzey, Krieger-Coble,

OL - Reiff, Tobin, Clark, Donnal,Orne,Ferentz, McMillan,MacMillan, Blythe, Kracke, Boffeli, Walsh, Gaul, Heiar, Gettis.

DL - Bigach,McMinn, Forgy,Spears, Daniels, Binns,Davis, Tsopanides, Hardy,Trinca-Pasat, Cooper, Nardo, Daniel, Gaglione

LB - Hitchens,A. Derby, Donatell, Lowerdermilk, T. Nielsen, Pryor, Collins, Kirksey, Morris, Alston, Poggi, Fisher,Plewa.

DB - Prater, Bernstine, Hyde,Steinbrecher, Smith, Lowery, Miller, Sleeper, Overton, Law, Swanson, Castillo, Campbell, Lomax,Kroll

Special Teams - Wienke, Kreiter, Bigach, Guthrie, Mossbrucker, Meyer, Koehn, Mullings.

Injury Report: Keenan Davis re-injured an ankle that kept him out of the Minnesota game a few weeks ago. He was helped off of the field, returned and then left for good on Saturday.

Nolan MacMillan and Dan Heiar dressed for the first time. They did not play.

C.J. Fiedorowicz left the game in the second half and did not return.

Mike Daniels got dinged up on Saturday but played through the pain.

Special Teams Units

Kick Return - Bernstine,Canzeri, Z. Derby, A. Derby, Lowdermilk, Fiedorowicz, Lomax, Hamilton, Gimm, N.Nielsen, White,

Kick Coverage - Meyer,Herman, Alston, Lowery, Castillo, Sleeper, Lowdermilk, Derby, Lomax, White, Law.

Punt Return - Hyde, Law, Sleeper, Steinbrecher, Lowery, Lomax, Prater, White, Herman.

Punt Coverage - Guthrie, Kreiter, Law, Rogers, Prater, T. Nielsen, Fiedorowicz, Prater, Kirksey,


-Marcus Coker is the only Iowa Tailback to carry the ball the last two weeks.

-Marvin McNutt became Iowa's all-time leader in career (2,635) and single-season (1,089) receiving yards. He passed Derrell Johnson-Koulianos for the career record and Mo Brown for the single-season record.

-Lebron Daniel and Steve Bigach rotated at defensive end for the injured Dominic Alvis.

-Michigan State was 4-for-4 in the red zone on Saturday.

-Iowa was penalized seven times for 75 yards.

-The Hawkeyes came into the game with nine turnovers on the season. The gave it away three times against MSU.

-Christian Kirksey paced Iowa with nine tackles.

-Matt Tobin and Brandon Scherff continued their rotation at left guard. Scherff started for the third week in a row.

-The Hawkeyes now are 7-7 in their last 14 conference games.

-Jordan Bernstine posted a career-best 132 kickoff return yards on five tries. He ripped off a 61-yarder in there.

-Fiedorowicz scored the first touchdown of his career.

-Anthony Hitchens returned to the field after missing the previous five games with a leg injury.

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