Your Michigan State two deeps . . .

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April 1, 2014 | 1:39 am

There are some changes here, dictated by injury and not discipline from the weekend's shenanigans.

-- Sophomore Andrew Donnal is listed as starting right guard for the second straight week. He started against Minnesota after redshirt freshman Austin Blythe suffered an ankle/foot injury against Central Michigan. Kirk Ferentz said on his TV show last night that Blythe is OK. Maybe it's a matter of him showing a healthy lower leg in practice.

-- The same deal for senior cornerback Greg Castillo, who's listed ahead of junior B.J. Lowery, who also suffered a foot/ankle injury against Central Michigan and missed Minnesota. Ferentz said last night that Lowery is healthy. Probably has to show it in practice beginning Tuesday. This week, both of Iowa's backup CBs are true freshmen, with Kevin Buford joining Draper. Both play in Iowa's dime package, subbing in for linebackers Anthony Hitchens and Christian Kirksey.

-- Sophomore running back Damon Bullock is back after missing two-and-a-half games with a concussion suffered Sept. 15 against Northern Iowa. Before he was hurt, Bullock had 280 yards on 65 carries (4.31 ypc) and one TD. We'll find out how it'll work with sophomore Mark Weisman, who's fourth in the Big Ten with 103 yards a game. Weisman also is tied for third in the conference with seven rushing TDs.

-- Freshman linebacker Cole Fisher is listed in the two deeps for sophomore Marcus Collins, who suffered a leg injury against Central Michigan and missed Minnesota. This will have special teams ramifications, if Collins is unable to play.

-- Senior cornerback Micah Hyde (public intox, interference with official acts) and sophomore tight end Ray Hamilton (underage in a bar after 10 p.m. ticket) are on the two deeps after legal run-ins last weekend. Hyde has started 31 straight games for the Hawkeyes. Hamilton is a No. 2 tight end.

The Big Ten played the 10-day window card for a few Oct. 20 games, but the Hawkeyes are locked in for a 7 p.m. kickoff against Penn State (4-2, 2-0) on the Big Ten Network.

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz has 99 career victories at Iowa.

Here’s your two deeps:

SE — 6 *** Keenan Davis ^ 6-3 215 Sr.

17 Jacob Hillyer 6-4 205 #Fr. OR 81 Tevaun Smith 6-2 190 #Fr.

LT — 68 * Brandon Scherff 6-5 310 So.

78 Andrew Donnal 6-7 302 So.

LG — 60 * Matt Tobin 6-6 290 Sr.

58 Eric Simmons ^ 6-2 295 So.

C — 53 ** James Ferentz 6-2 284 Sr.

59 Connor Boffeli 6-5 290 Jr.

RG — 78 Andrew Donnal 6-7 302 So.

65 Jordan Walsh 6-4 270 #Fr.

RT — 70 ** Brett Van Sloten 6-7 292 Jr.

76 * Nolan MacMillan 6-6 290 Jr.

TE — 86 ** C.J. Fiedorowicz ^ 6-7 265 Jr.

82 * Ray Hamilton ^ 6-5 248 So.

QB — 16 *** James Vandenberg 6-3 212 Sr.

15 Jake Rudock 6-3 200 #Fr.

WR — 11 * Kevonte Martin-Manley 6-0 205 So.

83 * Steven Staggs 6-3 195 Sr.

RB — 45 Mark Weisman 6-0 225 So.

32 Damon Bullock ^ 6-0 195 So.

FB — 38 ** Brad Rogers 5-10 230 Jr.

92 ** Jonathan Gimm 6-3 240 Sr.

PK — 96 ** Mike Meyer ^ 6-2 185 Jr.

1 Marshall Koehn 6-0 160 #Fr.

LE — 99 Joe Gaglione 6-4 264 Sr.

94 Riley McMinn 6-7 245 #Fr.

LT — 54 * Steve Bigach 6-3 282 Sr.

71 Carl Davis 6-5 310 So.

RT — 90 Louis Trinca-Pasat 6-3 270 So.

97 Darian Cooper 6-2 280 #Fr.

RE — 79 * Dominic Alvis 6-4 265 Jr.

49 Melvin Spears 6-2 255 #Fr.

OLB — 20 ** Christian Kirksey ^ 6-2 220 Jr.

39 Travis Perry 6-3 230 #Fr.

MLB — 44 ** James Morris ^ 6-2 230 Jr.

* 52 Quinton Alston ^ 6-2 224 So.

WLB — 31 ** Anthony Hitchens ^ 6-1 224 Jr.

36 Cole Fisher 6-2 218 #Fr.

LC — 2 *** Greg Castillo 5-11 187 Sr.

7 Sean Draper ^ 6-0 180 Fr.

SS — 13 ** Tom Donatell 6-2 205 Sr.

21 * Nico Law ^ 6-1 195 So.

FS — 5 ** Tanner Miller ^ 6-2 201 Jr.

37 * John Lowdermilk ^ 6-2 203 So.

RC — 18 *** Micah Hyde ^ 6-1 190 Sr.

14 Kevin Buford ^ 5-10 170 Fr.

PT — 98 Connor Kornbrath 6-6 215 Fr.

14 * John Wienke 6-5 220 Sr.

Punt returns: 18 *** Micah Hyde ^ 6-1 190 Sr.

Kickoff returns: 6 *** Keenan Davis 6-3 215 Sr.; 23 Jordan Cotton Jr.

Deep Snaps: 61 * Casey Kreiter 6-3 250 Jr.

54 * Steve Bigach 6-3 282 Sr.

Holder: 14 * John Wienke 6-5 220 Sr.

* – – Letters won

^ – – Redshirt year still available

# – – Indicates redshirt freshman

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