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Bonuses for Ferentz, staff exceed $2 million

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s No. 9 finish in the final Associated Press football poll means big money to Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz and his coaching staff.Ferentz picked up $1 million in bonuses for his team reaching both on-field and academic goals this season. He earned $250,000 for finishing in the top 10, $250,000 for reaching a New Year’s Six bowl game and $250,000 for an unbeaten...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
26 days ago

The Power of the Rose

LOS ANGELES — During his days as a center for the Iowa Hawkeyes, Brian Ferentz ached to play in the Rose Bowl. In the mid-2000s, it remained the ultimate goal for midwestern kids who happened to be blessed with the essential genetics and drive to make it on to the college football stage.Iowa thought it had Rose Bowl. For about five days after the Hawkeyes finished an undefeated...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
December 31, 2015

It’s good to be the Iowa AD right now

LOS ANGELES — Iowa’s gorgeous black-and-gold equipment semi-truck parked outside the Los Angeles Convention Center on the Wednesday before the Rose Bowl. Near the tail of the truck stickers from each bowl game Iowa has attended under head coach Kirk Ferentz are lined underneath a giant Nike swoosh. There’s one from the 2001 Alamo Bowl, Ferentz’s first bowl game as head coach...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
December 30, 2015

Iowa notes: Run coordination, true frosh, Spearman

IOWA CITY — Offensive line coach Brian Ferentz took over as Iowa’s run game coordinator this offseason, and Iowa’s players rave about its efficiency.“It’s just smoother, a better transition,”
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
September 01, 2015

Iowa Prepares For Annual All Work, No Play Spring Game

The Iowa football program will conclude its Spring Practice this Saturday with an open practice at Kinnick Stadium. If that sounds exciting to you, congratulations, you may be one of the select few that haven’t completely given up on the Kirk Ferentz era at Iowa. You can count me as one of those people for now, but with each passing season, it gets harder and harder to continue...
Via Know It All Football
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa’s Brian Ferentz avoids Aaron Hernandez verdict questions

Iowa Hawkeyes head coach Brian Ferentz knew he would face questions about former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez being found guilty of first-degree murder — which means he will spend the rest of his life behind bars without the possibility of parole. Back in 2011, Ferentz was the tight ends coach for New England. At that time, Aaron Hernandez was one of the most...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ferentz adjusts his Iowa Hawkeyes coaching staff

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz announced a change in coaching responsibilities for assistant coaches LeVar Woods, Seth Wallace, and Brian Ferentz. The assignment changes take effect immediately. Woods will serve as Iowa’s tight ends coach after coaching Hawkeye linebackers the past three seasons. Brian Ferentz will continue as Iowa’s offensive...
Via Talking 10
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa shakes up coaching staff

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Iowa assistant coach Brian Ferentz has been named the program's running game coordinator. Ferentz, the son of head coach Kirk Ferentz and a former three-year starter for the Hawkeyes, has served as Iowa's offensive line coach for the past three seasons. He'll continue to coach the linemen while also directing the Hawkeyes' rushing attack. Iowa also says LeVar...
Via Associated Press
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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