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In the same email announcing Brandon Snyder’s departure from the program, the Iowa football team declared Tristan Wirfs will sit out the first game of the season as punishment for his OWI arrest over the weekend.

Kirk Ferentz, per the release:

Consistent with our team policy, Tristan Wirfs will serve a one-game suspension for his arrest for driving under the influence.

It is always disappointing when student-athletes make decisions that are against the law and/or inconsistent with the University of Iowa’s code of conduct or team policies.

Within one week, two of our players were arrested on alcohol-related charges.