Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 4/17/13
(Eds: Updates.) By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer Brian Ferentz left one of the top organizations in football to rejoin his father at Iowa. His first season back was hardly what Ferentz was hoping for after jumping from the New England Patriots to Iowa City. Brian Ferentz was a major piece of his father's massive two-year overhaul of the Hawkeyes coaching staff. The former standout lineman for Iowa from 2001-05 left the Patriots to take over as the offensive line coach under Kirk Ferentz before the 2012 season. Iowa dropped its final six games and finished 4-8. The offensive line struggled with the rest of the team down the stretch, as injuries to starters Brandon Scherff and Andrew Donnal limited the unit's effectiveness. Brian Ferentz isn't making any excuses, preferring instead to focus on building enough depth during spring practice to withstand the loss of any starters. ''Any time you have injuries there's certainly going to be a drop-off in play, although that's not what ...
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