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Iowa lineman Brandon Scherff gets high praise, but maybe not from PETA

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa offensive line coach Brian Ferentz caught people’s attention last week when he said there’s not a better offensive lineman in college football than senior tackle Brandon Scherff. Scherff took that high praise in stride Wednesday. “It’s nice, coming from him,” the 6-foot-5, 315-pounder from Denison said. “But you really can’t […]

Harty: Hiring Reese Morgan was one of Ferentz’s best decisions

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014

Anybody who knows Iowa defensive line coach Reese Morgan knows that whatever success he’s had, it’s never about him. It’s always about his players, his fellow coaches and the fans, and whoever else might have contributed along the way. But we know better. Or at least we should know better. Reese Morgan has a special […]

Videos: Brian Ferentz talks Scherff, Twitter, gameday at Kinnick

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014

Brian Ferentz helps Hawkeyes stay in step with Twitter

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014

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 […]

Waukee offensive lineman Reynolds commits after weekend visit

[ 0 ] January 26, 2014

The scholarship offer came, and Ross Reynolds did not hesitate. Reynolds, an offensive lineman from Waukee, said Sunday he will play football for Iowa after making a visit over the weekend. “It feels pretty awesome,” Reynolds said. “It’s nice to kind of get it all over with and I made the right decision.” The 6-foot-4, […]

Is Brian Ferentz heading back to the NFL?

[ 0 ] January 6, 2014

Will this be another offseason of change for Iowa’s football coaching staff? This afternoon, NFL insider Gil Brandt, former vice-president of player personnel for the Dallas Cowboys, sent the following tweet: “Have ben told Bill O’Brien will hire Brian Ferentz as his OL coach w #Texans. Son of Iowa HC Kirk Ferentz. Good choice.” If […]

Why Conor Boffeli looks up to his little brother

[ 0 ] November 21, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – When Clint Boffeli needed some family photos for a school project this fall, his mom went to work. “I’m in Xerox boxes, not photo albums,” Jodi Boffeli said. Clint was doing a project on his younger brother, Carson, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2003. In one box, Jodi discovered a […]

Brian Ferentz puts emphasis on proven skill, character

[ 0 ] August 15, 2013

Football is a family matter in the Ferentz household. Kirk Ferentz is headed into his 15th season at the helm of the Hawkeye football program. His youngest son, Steve, is entering his second season with Iowa after redshirting last year. James Ferentz started at center for the Hawkeyes from 2010 through 2012. For the eldest […]

Iowa football: An analysis of the offensive line

[ 0 ] August 14, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Brian Ferentz doesn’t waste his time talking about potential. The buzzword for Iowa’s offensive line coach is consistency. “We expect to have a good offensive line every year,” Ferentz said. “I think there were times last year where we met that expectation, and times when we couldn’t have been further away […]

How Iowa keeps its offensive line tradition alive

[ 0 ] April 20, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Brian Ferentz coaches a tradition-rich position at Iowa. He’s in his second season as the Hawkeyes’ offensive line coach. Thirteen offensive linemen at Iowa have been selected in the NFL Draft since 2003, the highest number of any program nationally. That includes first-round picks Robert Gallery, the 2003 Outland Trophy winner; […]