Coming as no surprise, the Kansas City Chiefs decided to fire head coach Todd Haley and it did not take long for the Kirk Ferentz as his replacement rumors to begin.
Which has become the norm for Hawkeye fans over the years when any big coaching job becomes available in both college football and the NFL that Kirk Ferentz leaving Iowa becomes a real possibility. The second it was announced Todd Haley got fired, the national media that cover the NFL like Sports Illustrated’s Peter King instantly threw out Kirk Ferentz’s name as a candidate to become the next head coach in Kansas City.
I have normally not taken these rumors seriously but this time is different given the fact that Kirk Ferentz and Chiefs GM Scott Pioli are such good friends.
In 13 seasons at Iowa, Kirk Ferentz has composed a record of 96-65 and is currently under contract until 2020. Ferentz is one of the highest paid coaches in college football making over 3.5 million dollars a year. If he jumped to the NFL,...