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Ex-Iowa players' attorney pulls $20M demand, says he'll sue

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Posted at 7:01 PM, Nov 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-10 20:01:18-05

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The attorney representing eight Black former Iowa football players who allege racial discrimination during their time with the Hawkeyes withdrew his clients’ demand for a $20 million settlement.

Damario Solomon-Simmons says he will still move forward with a lawsuit.

The players’ initial demands also called for the firings of head football coach Kirk Ferentz, offensive line coach Brian Ferentz and athletic director Gary Barta.

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