Kirk Ferentz provides injury update ahead of matchup vs. Rutgers
Kirk Ferentz addressed media Tuesday afternoon following Iowa’s close win over Northwestern.
The Iowa head coach told reporters that a bunch of guys are “up in the air” right now for Week 11 against Rutgers, though he was able to confirm that OL Beau Stephens is probably out for Saturday.
As for Rusty Feth and Mason Richman, we’ll see.
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Kirk Ferentz: “A bunch of guys up in the air” injury-wise for Rutgers, but OL Beau Stephens probably out.
— Chad Leistikow🆑 (@ChadLeistikow) November 7, 2023
Ferentz also noted that his hopes are not high regarding the eligibility of DT Noah Shannon, though he did mention that he should be allowed to play.
Kirk Ferentz isn’t getting his hopes up too high on DT Noah Shannon’s status.
Says again that Shannon should be allowed to play.
— David Eickholt (@DavidEickholt) November 7, 2023
The Hawkeyes have won 4 of their last 5 and control their own destiny at the top of the B1G West. Rutgers is playing great football right now and just danced with Ohio State for about 3 quarters before bowing out to the CFP No. 1 in the late stages.
Saturday’s game is set for 3:30 ET on BTN.