HAWKEYE FOOTBALL: Iowa responds to DJK tweets

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After a week of bashing the Iowa football program and Head Coach Kirk Ferentz on twitter, the University of Iowa responds to Derrell Johnson-Koulianos, known by many as DJK.

In a statement released Friday.

“The UI Athletics Department and the Iowa football team are aware of former Iowa student-athlete Derrell Johnson-Koulianos’ recent social media statements.

During his career at Iowa, Mr. Johnson-Koulianos had moments of success on the field.  He also made some unfortunate decisions during that period of time.

As we do with all student-athletes, we attempted to assist him and work through the various issues.  Unfortunately, his tenure ended with him being suspended from participating in intercollegiate athletics at Iowa due to being in violation of the UI’s Student-Athlete Code of Conduct.

We wish the best for Mr. Johnson-Koulianos going forward.”

The Hawkeyes are preparing to play LSU in the Outback bowl January 1st.