LUKE MEREDITH, Associated Press RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One of 13 University of Iowa football players who were hospitalized after a high-intensity workout three years ago says his injuries were preventable but caused lasting harm, outlining his claims in the first lawsuit to stem from the incident. Former Hawkeyes […]
The case of 13 Hawkeye football players being hospitalized with rhabdomyolysis in January will live on in medical journals but apparently won’t affect the Iowa football program going forward.
The University of Iowa has submitted a six-month follow-up report on the rhabdo incident.
As one player hospitalized in January with a workout-related condition explores whether to remain with the Iowa football program, a university official said no other impacted players have requested transfers. Willie Lowe, a senior-to-be defensive back from Cleveland, will weigh other opportunities to finish his college career, then most likely end up where he started, […]
Iowa senior defensive back Willie Lowe — one of 13 Hawkeyes affected by rhabdomyolysis — plans to transfer to another school, ESPN.com reported late Tuesday night. Lowe told ESPN’s Joe Schad that he’s not sure if he’ll be able to play again. “I don’t know,” Lowe said. “I would like to be able to sit […]
Iowa City, Ia. — Life is good again for Iowa cornerback Shaun Prater. The first extended hospital stay of his life is over. What Rhabdomyolysis? “I can tell you that it wasn’t fun being over there in the hospital, just laying there having your blood drawn every morning, watching TV and basically doing nothing,” Prater […]
National association says the weightlifting program that led to rhabdo was too strenuous.
Will the Iowa rhabdo case familiarize others with the condition?
When it comes to workouts, college football players are like hot dogs. We don’t want to know how the sausages get made; we just know that we like finished product. “I’ve done the workout twice,” former Hawkeye defensive end Adrian Clayborn says of the University of Iowa’s rhabdo investigation, the results of which are expected […]