News:Damon Bullock (back) is doubtful for Saturday's game against Michigan, Cedar Rapids Gazette writer Marc Morehouse reports.
Analysis: Mark Weisman will make his return for Iowa on Saturday and will attempt to take over the running back role again.
News:Damon Bullock ran the ball 23 times for 43 yards and one touchdown against Purdue on Saturday. He also caught one pass for 15 yards.
Analysis:Damon Bullock 1.9 yards per carry was his lowest of the season but his one-yard touchdown saved his day from a fantasy standpoint. If Mark Weisman can't go against Michigan next week, then Bullock remains a solid fantasy option, because with Weisman out, Bullock is the Hawkeyes top option at running back. However, if Weisman returns Bullocks stock takes a serious hit.
News:Damon Bullock carried the ball 25 times for 83 yards and a touchdown against Indiana on Saturday.
Analysis:Damon Bullock will continue to have value as long as Mark Weisman remains out, but once Weisman returns to full health, he'll see a reduced role.
News:Damon Bullock will get the start against Indiana this weekend, the Quad City Times reports.
Analysis:Damon Bullock has a great matchup with Indiana this week, and will handle the lion's share of the carries with Mark Weisman sitting the game out with an ankle injury.
News:Damon Bullock (Concussion) carried the ball 22 times for 107 yards and caught five passes for 41 yards.
Analysis:Damon Bullock played for the first time since suffering a concussion in the third week of the season. If Mark Weisman's ankle limits him back next week, Bullock could be in for a big game against Indiana.
News:Damon Bullock (concussion) is expected to play against Northwestern on Saturday, Cedar Rapids Gazette writer Marc Morehouse reports.
Analysis: It's good to see Damon Bullock returning, but he'll only play in an off-the-bench role assuming Mark Weisman hasn't had any ankle setbacks.
News:Damon Bullock (concussion) has been cleared to practices, Des Moines Register writer Randy Peterson reports.
Analysis:Damon Bullock appears on track to return for Saturday's game against Northwestern, but gaining game clearance is different from practice clearance. Plus, Mark Weisman is the man in the Iowa backfield if he's remotely healthy.
News:Damon Bullock (head) is doubtful for Saturday's game against Michigan State, Des Moines Press-Register writer Randy Peterson reports.
Analysis:Damon Bullock is believed to have not even made the trip. He's way behind Mark Weisman at this point, anyway.
News:Damon Bullock(concussion) will play this week, ESPN.com's Big Ten Blog reports.
Analysis:Damon Bullock won't return immediately to his role as the centerpiece of the Hawkeye offense, instead he will share carries with Mark Weisman, who emerged in Bullock's absence.
Iowa's Bullock Won't Play Saturday Against Minnesota
News:Damon Bullock (head) won't play in Saturday's game against Minnesota, the Cedar Rapids Gazette's Marc Morehouse reports.
Analysis: Look for Mark Weisman to shoulder the load, with Greg Garmon perhaps getting a few carries as well. Garmon ran for 217 yards and three touchdowns in a losing effort against Central Michigan last week.
News:Damon Bullock(head) is not listed on Iowa's initial two-deep depth chart for their game against Minnesota, ESPN.com's Big Ten Blog reports.
Analysis:Damon Bullock did not play in the Hawkeyes' game last week against Central Michigan. With a bye week following this week's game, the Iowa coaching staff could be holding Bullock out to give him a longer period to recover.
News:Damon Bullock (head) is doubtful for Saturday's game against Central Michigan, Cedar Rapids Press-Gazette writer Marc Morehouse reports.
Analysis: If Damon Bullock is out, Iowa would ideally turn to Greg Garmon, but Garmon might miss Saturday's game due to an elbow issue. If both are out, Mark Weisman will be the main guy for Iowa.
Iowa's Bullock Has Chance To Play Against Central Michigan
News:Damon Bullock(head) has a chance to play against Central Michigan this coming Saturday, the Hawkeye's official website reports.
Analysis:Damon Bullock had 13 carries in the first quarter before leaving the game with an injury. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said while there is a chance Bullock will play this weekend, they won't really know if he can go until mid-week.
News:Damon Bullock (head) left Saturday's game against Northern Iowa and will not return, Des Moines Register writer Randy Peterson reports.
Analysis: Mark Weisman might be the main replacement, but Iowa is very thin at running back right now.
News:Damon Bullock ran the ball 20 times for 55 yards and caught five passes for 56 yards in the Hawkeyes' loss to Iowa State on Saturday.
Analysis:Damon Bullock is still the centerpiece of the Hawkeye offense, even though he failed to find the endzone and averaged a paltry 2.4 yards per carry. He still holds value because he will continue to get the touches needed to produce, but opposing defenses will start to key in on him as the season progresses.
News:Damon Bullock ran the ball 30 times for 150 yards and one touchdown. He also added three catches for 26 yards in the Hawkeyes' win over Northern Illinois.
Analysis:Damon Bullock was the star of the Hawkeyes offense, scoring their only touchdown of the day, a game winning 23-yard run with 2:15 left in the game.
News:Damon Bullock is listed as Iowa's co-starter at running back along with Brad Rogers.
Analysis: Top Iowa recruit Greg Garmon is listed as co-backup (thus, third RB) along with Barkley Hill. Damon Bullock had just 20 yards on 10 carries last year, so we're not optimistic about his chances of holding onto any significant role. That's particularly true in regard to the threat posed by Garmon, who is certainly the most talented of the group.