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Iowa football player arrested for OWI


University of Iowa football player Barkley Hill has been suspended after he was charged with operating while intoxicated.

Hill, a freshman running back, was arrested in Cedar Falls Saturday.

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz says in a statement that Hill will face a minimum one-game suspension, as well as other consequences within the program.

Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta says he was "extremely disappointed" to learn about Hill's arrest. Barta says Hill will go through the university's student-athlete code of conduct process, and will be subject to university sanctions as officials gather information.

Hill attended Cedar Falls High School.  He redshirted during the 2012 season

The Hawkeyes finished their season Friday with a 4-8 record, after losing to Nebraska.

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