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Kirk Ferentz on late father-in-law, depth chart, injuries

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014 |

Gerry Hart, father-in-law of Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz, died last week. A memorial service will be held for Hart, a salesman by trade and 10-year NFL official, next month.

“He really had a great life,” Ferentz said. “He was a great father-in-law. “

Ferentz, married to Hart’s daughter, Mary, said that his father-in-law had plenty of stories and a zest for life.

“His job was to entertain people and play golf,” Ferentz said. “He was good at sales, don’t get me wrong. That (golf) was part of sales. I think the thing about Gerry is that he had a good time doing what he was doing.”

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DEPTH CHART

The Hawkeyes released their latest depth chart Wednesday, and there isn’t any shakeup among the starters. Ferentz, however, indicated changes are possible.

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“We have some positions that are kind of obvious and others that you just switch names around,” he said. “It really is going to be a pretty fluid process. We have some great competition going on and I think we’ll know more in August where we are on things.”

One interesting lineup tweak: Redshirt freshman Boone Myers began spring drills as the backup left tackle. He is now No. 2 at left guard.

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INJURY NOTE

Ferentz said freshman tight end Jon Wisnieski suffered a knee injury last week and will be sidelined through the summer. Wisnieski, a Dowling graduate, is scheduled to have surgery next week.

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