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Thursday, August 21, 2008
Iowa depth chart out: QB still unclear

By ESPN.com staff
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg

Iowa's depth chart for the season opener against Maine is out, and there's one very important word listed next to the quarterback position: Or.

Incumbent Jake Christensen or sophomore Ricky Stanzi could start at quarterback for the Hawkeyes. I'd be surprised if Christensen doesn't walk out there first, but this could be a message from coach Kirk Ferentz that the junior's preseason performance didn't meet expectations. Ferentz certainly didn't sound happy with the offense after Iowa's scrimmage last Saturday. Redshirt freshman Marvin McNutt is listed at No. 3.

Also, Shonn Greene wasn't listed on the depth chart at running back. He still appears to be in the mix, but walk-on Paki O'Meara is listed as the No. 1 back ahead of Nate Guillory.

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