Kirk Ferentz, Iowa Players Support Noah Fant’s Decision

December 2, 2018

Written by Rob Howe

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IOWA CITY, Iowa – Iowa learned Sunday that it will be playing Mississippi State in the Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day. The Bulldogs have limited opponents to 12.0 points per game, the best mark in the country.

The Hawkeyes could sure use all-Big Ten tight end Noah Fant against such a staunch defense. They understand why the junior won’t be with them, however.

Fant announced Friday that he would be skipping the postseason to concentrate on the NFL Draft. He was projected to be a first-round pick.

Sunday, Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz and Fant’s teammates shared what they thought about his decision.

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