Jordan Canzeri Injury: Angry Iowa Running Back-Hating God Strikes Again

Iowa Hawkeyes running back Jordan Canzeri tore his ACL on Thursday, his father confirmed.

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Iowa's Running Back Depth Chart Bleak After Jordan Canzeri's Injury

The Iowa Hawkeyes have lost a running back. This is nothing new, as Iowa has always just lost a running back, be it to transfer or injury or legal circumstance or something really, really creative. The Angry Iowa Running Back-Hating God even has its own Twitter, and making it look prescient has got to be the easiest task in the world.

So who's up next for Iowa, now that Jordan Canzeri has suffered an ACL injury?

Black Heart Gold Pants provides the grim analysis:

The bulk of the carries this spring will likely be split between Bullock, De'Andre Johnson, and Andre Dawson, at least until a plague of locusts, a river of blood, and a horrible accident involving a combine remove them from consideration. Long-term, Canzeri's injury likely removed any doubt whatsoever (as if there was any) that incoming freshmen Barkley Hill and Greg Garmon will see time at running back this fall. Ah, Iowa running back: where opportunity is always knocking. But don't answer: it's AIRBHG and he has a crowbar aimed right at your knee, you sad, hopeless bastard.

For more on Hawkeyes football, visit Iowa blog Black Heart Gold Pants, plus Big Ten blog Off Tackle Empire.


Jordan Canzeri Injury: Iowa RB's Father Confirms Torn ACL

During the day on Thursday, Iowa running back Jordan Canzeri reportedly suffered a knee injury; Thursday night, Canzeri's father confirmed to Rob Howe of Hawkeye Insider that Canzeri suffered a torn ACL.

Canzeri had 114 rushing yards in limited 2011 action, and hauled in a receiving touchdown, but he figured to be a prominent member of a Hawkeyes backfield that is full of question marks at this point in the spring and the subject of running jokes around these parts, thanks to departures by 2011 leading rusher Marcus Coker and promising freshman Mika'il McCall.

Now? Well, if you have eligibility, you might want to contact Kirk Ferentz.

For all news and information regarding the Iowa Hawkeyes, please visit Black Heart Gold Pants. For all things college football, check out Every Day Should Be Saturday or SB Nation's dedicated NCAA football hub.

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Jordan Canzeri Injury: Iowa RB Suffers Knee Injury

Iowa Hawkeyes running back Jordan Canzeri has suffered a knee injury. Canzeri will be entering his sophomore season in 2012.

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