IOWA CITY – University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz on student-athletes Drew Clark, Ray Hamilton and Micah Hyde.
Head Coach Kirk Ferentz Statement:
“I was disappointed to learn of the events involving three team members, as all three of these student-athletes have been good citizens during their time in our program. We will follow protocol set by the UI student-athlete Code of Conduct, as well as taking additional measures within the program.”
Micah Hyde, a three-year starter and captain for the Iowa football team, was arrested early Saturday morning for public intoxication and interference with official acts.
Back-up tight end Ray Hamilton and reserve offensive lineman Drew Clark were also charged in separate incidents.
Hyde was among a group of people that would not leave Old Capitol Brew Works near closing time early Saturday morning. According to the police report, Hyde was among a group of about 15 subjects fighting with the staff.
Iowa was idle today and returns to action at Michigan State on Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. (CT). The game will be televised on ESPN.