Posted February 18, 2012 on profootball.scout.com
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Iowa hires Ferentz, Woods as assistants

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz has hired his son, Brian, away from the New England Patriots to coach the Hawkeyes offensive line. Ferentz also announced Saturday that assistant LeVar Woods has been promoted to linebackers coach. Brian Ferentz played for the Hawkeyes from 2002-05. He spent the last four years with the Patriots, serving as tight ends coach last season. Woods, a former...

Patriots Coach Brian Ferentz joining his father in Iowa

Patriots (former) Tight Ends Coach Brian Ferentz is leaving the Patriots after 4 years with the team. He joins his father, Head Coach Kirk Ferentz at Iowa to become their Offensive Line Coach. With New England, Brian served as TEs coach in 2011, Offensive Assistant Coach in 2010, a Coaching Assistant in ’09 and Scouting Assistant during in 2008.

Brian Ferentz Leaves Post As Patriots Tight Ends Coach to Take Job at Iowa

The Patriots will need to hire a new tight ends coach after Brian Ferentz left New England on Saturday to join Iowa's staff. Ferentz, the son of Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz, will serve as the Hawkeyes' offensive line coach. Ferentz had been with the Patriots since 2008, when he was hired as a scouting assistant. He was an offensive coaching assistant in 2009 and 2010 before...

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Welcome to the Fallout: Will Muschamp, Kelvin Taylor, Kirk Ferentz, and more.

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Woods, B. Ferentz Join Staff

Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz announced on Saturday morning that he had filled two assistant coaching openings on his staff. His son, Brian Ferentz, was named the new offensive line coach and LeVar Woods has been put in charge of linebackers.

Defensive wounds: Patriots defense has holes to fill

The pain of losing two separate Super Bowls against the same team in the last minute sickens us. Let’s get that out the way. Every Patriots fan relived the 2007 Super Bowl and now are like “What do we have to do to win this damn game"? We’ll never say the 2011 New England Patriots defense was the worst defense ever. We also do not think they are an elite unit. The Patriots...

Video of the day: Before Brian Ferentz went to Iowa, he talked about being Kirk Ferentz’s son

The news of the day is that Patriots TE coach Brian Ferentz is leaving for Iowa, his alma mater. He’ll be the offensive line coach under his father Kirk Ferentz, and one can’t fault him for wanting to go home. Before all this happened, I talked with Brian Ferentz about living in his father’s shadow and forging his own identity. Check out my video from Super Bowl XLVI Media Day:

Iowa hires Ferentz's son to coach O-line (AP)

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz has hired his son, Brian, away from the New England Patriots to coach the Hawkeyes offensive line. Ferentz also announced Saturday that assistant LeVar Woods has been promoted to linebackers coach. Brian Ferentz played for the Hawkeyes from 2002-05. He spent the last four years with the Patriots, serving as tight ends coach last season.
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