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The Patriots are losing a tight end coach. Iowa’s staff is gaining another Ferentz. The Iowa Hawkeyes announced that Brian Ferentz, Kirk’s son, has joined their staff as an offensive line coach. Brian Ferentz spent four years on the Patriots staff, rising from a scouting assistant to offensive assistant to tight ends coach. Iowa coach…
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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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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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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.
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 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.
Former University of Iowa football players LeVar Woods and Brian Ferentz have been named fulltime assistant coaches on the Hawkeye football staff. Woods has been named linebacker coach, while Ferentz will coach the offensive line. The staff announcements were made Saturday by head coach Kirk Ferentz.