IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa announced late Monday afternoon that Djimon Colbert and Taajhir McCall have officially opted out of the 2020 football season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Colbert started all 13 games for the Hawkeyes last season at weakside linebacker, recording 61 tackles and intercepting a pass. He is a junior from Shawnee Mission, Kan.
McCall is a redshirt freshman defensive end who has yet to play for Iowa. He is from Pensacola, Fla.
Iowa is scheduled to open the nine-game regular season Oct. 24 at Purdue.
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