IOWA CITY, Ia. – It’s easier for Brian Ferentz to tweet than tinker. When the offensive line coach for Iowa’s football team needed his phone fixed, he called an audible and headed to a nearby Verizon store. The employee assisting Ferentz responded with a little good-natured teasing. “He recognized me and said, ‘I thought you […]
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Running backs and receivers took center stage Wednesday for the Iowa football team.
IOWA CITY, Ia. — It hasn’t taken long for Greg Davis and Bobby Kennedy to get back on the same page. “Bobby knows what I’m thinking, and he knows what’s coming next,” Davis said. “He’s jumped right in. It’s just like getting back on a bicycle.” Davis is in his second season as Iowa’s offensive […]
Brian Ferentz — the 30-year-old son of Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz and the offensive line coach for the Hawkeyes — can joke about his father. “Alternate uniforms? That’s not really in his personality … I’ve seen his closet,” Brian Ferentz said. But there is a limit to the jokes. Brian Ferentz made sure that […]
Greg Davis came to Iowa last spring as the new offensive coordinator. Last fall Iowa finished 4-8 and had one of the worst offenses in college football. Hawkeye players are convinced things will be different this fall. “We’re playing a lot faster now,” junior receiver Jordan Cotton said. “Its being comfortable in this offense after […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mention Bobby Kennedy’s name, and you’ll get a smile. Iowa’s new receivers coach is fast becoming a locker room favorite, with his easy-going manner and knack for conversation. “He’s a great story teller,” said Jim Reid, who recently joined the Hawkeyes football program as a linebackers coach. “And (Kennedy) has got […]
Iowa receivers coach Bobby Kennedy met with the media on Wednesday in Iowa City. He is entering his first season with the Hawkeyes. BOBBY KENNEDY: Good afternoon. I’ve been really impressed so far with the players here, their commitment, and their enthusiasm for practice. I’m still getting to know a bunch of the guys. But […]
The Iowa coaching staff makeover is complete. Coach Kirk Ferentz put a bow on an off-season of coaching staff changes Friday after announcing that he had hired former Minnesota Vikings assistant Chris White to fill the final vacancy. “We’re locked in,” Ferentz said. “Chris was the last piece of the puzzle. We’ll all be here […]
Iowa has had two head football coaches, Hayden Fry and Kirk Ferentz, since 1979. That longevity has been rewarded with five Big Ten titles and 24 bowl appearances. Solidarity has also been a staple of their coaching staffs. But change happens. In Thursday’s case, a lot of change. Ferentz announced Thursday that he has added Bobby […]