4th Hawkeyes football player in 2 weeks planning to transfer

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IOWA CITY, IOWA- NOVEMBER 7: Wide receiver Jayden Reed #5 of the Michigan State Spartans is brought down in the second half by defensive backs Kaevon Merriweather #26, Reggie Bracy #7 and Daraun McKinney #14 of the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kinnick Stadium on November 7, 2020 in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Defensive back Daraun McKinney has become the fourth Iowa football player to leave the program and enter the NCAA transfer portal.

Running back Shadrick Byrd, linebacker Yahweh Jeudy and receiver Calvin Lockett also have left the team since Oct. 29.

All four had limited or no playing time.

McKinney was a redshirt freshman from River Rouge, Michigan. He played on special teams in the first three games and had no statistics.

The Hawkeyes play at Minnesota on Friday night.

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