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2 Iowa Football Players Have Left The Program

A group of Iowa Hawkeyes football helmets.

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - NOVEMBER 03: General view of Iowa Hawkeyes helmets are seen during the game against the Purdue Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium on November 3, 2018 in West Lafayette, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Two Iowa football players that are on offense have reportedly left the program.

Offensive lineman Cody Ince and tight end Elijah Yelverton are the two players that won't be on the team going into next season.

Yelverton didn't get much playing time this past year as a redshirt sophomore. Before committing to Iowa, he was a three-star player in the class of 2020 and the No. 69 player in his home state (Texas).

He was also the No. 21 tight end recruit in the country and the No. 522 overall recruit, per 247Sports Composite. 

Ince has chosen to step away from football after dealing with multiple injuries. He was going to be a senior going into this season.

Before committing to play at Iowa, Ince was a three-star recruit and the No. 7 player in his home state (Wisconsin). He was also the No. 79 OL recruit in the country, per 247Sports Composite. 

We'll have to see how head coach Kirk Ferentz replaces these players during spring practice.