Josey Jewell out vs. Northwestern: Iowa loses star LB for Week 8 game

Josey Jewell is out against Northwestern. The Hawkeyes will be without their defensive leader and potential All-American candidate on Saturday on the road in Evanston.

Jewell suffered an shoulder injury last week against Illinois, but he returned to the game. He will not play against the Wildcats, according to Iowa radio broadcaster Gary Dolphin. Starting Iowa safety Brandon Snyder is also out for the game.

With Jewell’s injury, Ben Niemann will play middle linebacker and Kevin Ward will get a start at outside linebacker.

Jewell, a potential Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year candidate, has 68 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks and one interception on the season.

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