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Iowa wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette suspended one game after OWI charge



IOWA CITY, Iowa  – Iowa senior wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette was arrested early Sunday morning for operating a vehicle while under the influence just hours after the Hawkeyes lost to Northwestern 21-20 at Kinnick Stadium.

According to the police report, Smith-Marsette allegedly was traveling 74 mph on Riverside in a 30 mph zone. He blew a .13% blood-alcohol level.

This is Smith-Marsette’s first OWI offense.

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz announced that Smith-Marsette will be suspended for Saturday’s game against Michigan State.

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