Brinson, a highly touted recruit from St. Petersburg, Fla.,
redshirted in 2008 and was limited to just one carry last season
because of a foot injury. He would have been one of four sophomore
backs on Iowa's roster in 2010.
The Hawkeyes will also return Jewel Hampton, who rushed for seven TDs in 2008 but redshirted last season because of a knee injury.