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Iowa suspends running back Derrick Mitchell

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Iowa sophomore running back Derrick Mitchell Jr. has been suspended according to a statement released by head coach Kirk Ferentz.

“Derrick has been suspended due to football program and student life code of conduct violation,” said Ferentz.  “This is not a legal issue.  Derrick is working through the issues at hand in regards to being in good standing as a University of Iowa student.  We will follow the established university protocol as we move forward.”

Mitchell had been listed as the number 3 back on Iowa's depth chart. He had not seen any action in Iowa's first 2 games this season.

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