Kirk Ferentz’s son a Candidate for Nation’s Best Collegiate Center Award

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Usually, the coach’s son is a player who’s often subject to ridicule on his team. Of course, he’s often also very good, and fundamentally sound. University of Iowa junior center James Ferentz, yes son of Hawkeyes Coach Kirk Ferentz, has been named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List.  The Rimington Trophy is presented annually to the Most Outstanding Center in NCAA Division I college football.

And as we all know, Hawkeyes football in the Ferentz era has produced a ton of good offensive linemen.

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Big Ten Media Day One Wrap-up, Coaches Edition

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Check out that snazzy graphic above.  Study it.  Love it.

And then realize that this is the last year that it will be relevant and current.

Much like the conference expansion dominated the news after the NCAA Basketball Tournament, the Big Ten’s expansion to add Nebraska was the dominant topic of Big Ten Media Day on day 1.

It got a little tiresome, quite frankly. [Read more…]