After a hairline 0.03-second victory in the 2021 Celebrity Pinewood Derby, Iowa State Football Coach Matt Campbell and University of Iowa Football Coach Kirk Ferentz are set for another matchup in the 2022 Pinewood Derby. A car submitted by University of Iowa Football's Kirk Ferentz will be facing off against...
Kirk Ferentz joined Inside Access with Jason La Canfora and Ken Weinman and spoke about coaching Tyler Linderbaum. Ferentz believes concerns over Linderbaum’s measurables is overblown. He spoke glowingly about Linderbaum’s ability and character.
A lot of eyes are on the quarterback battle in Iowa City. It was a topic of conversation heading into the spring and will likely still be a prominent talking point as the Hawkeyes head into the fall. Iowa enters the 2022 season with some uncertainty at quarterback. While Spencer...
Spring ball is the time for rest, recovery and improvement. For the Hawkeyes, it's been a spring ball of injuries. Some of the players out of Saturday's practice include: OL Nick DeJong, Michael Myslinski, Justin Britt, Griffin Liddle, Gennings Dunker, WR Diante Vines, WR Keagan Johnson, TE Luke Lachey, RB Deavin Hilson, DL Jeffrey Bowie, DL Ethan Hurkett, Justice Sullivan, DL Joe Evans, LB Seth Benson, LB Jack Campbell, LB Jestin Jacobs, DB Jermari Harris, S Kaevon Merriweather, DB Terry Roberts and kicker Lucas Amaya.
The Iowa Hawkeyes spring football season concluded on Saturday with one final open practice. There were a number of injuries that kept productive players out, but it also allowed us to get a glimpse of the future. Following the practice, Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz met with the media to discuss spring storylines, the final practice and more. Here's everything that he had to say.
Iowa didn’t hold a traditional spring game this year but still closed the book on its 15-practice schedule on Saturday afternoon at Kinnick Stadium. The Hawkeyes held an open practice for fans, giving them their first glimpse of the 2022 squad. Following the final spring practice, head coach Kirk...
KIRK FERENTZ: — We’ve seen a lot of areas where there is growth. Today is clearly indicative of this, we still have a long ways to go right now. Overall, the work habits and attitude have been good. Our leadership has been good. Probably got a little bit more personality than most of our teams at this point. That’s because we have some really good older players, experienced players. That part is all good.
When you give a coach what amounts to a lifetime contract, the first thing removed is accountability. That coach has no obligation to answer to any living person. When accountability is removed, mistakes happen. Indeed, they are inevitable when you never hear “no” as an answer. And when...
Iowa City, Iowa — Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz says whoever is eventually named the starting quarterback will have a better offense to work with. That unit that ranked next to last in the Big Ten last season. Spencer Petras opened spring drills at the top of the depth...
The biggest complaint about Iowa’s impressive 2021 season was the quarterback situation. The Hawkeyes managed to win 10 games and earn a trip to the B1G Championship Game despite issues in the passing attack and some struggles under center. With quarterback coach Ken O’Keefe out the door and offensive...
Going into next season, Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz has options at quarterback. Spencer Petras, Alex Padilla and Joey Labas are in a three-way competition at this point in spring practice With camp underway for the Hawkeyes, Ferentz offered more perspective on where things stand under center. “Obviously two guys...
Last spring, all of the talk was surrounding how young the defensive line was. The group put together a solid 2021 campaign, especially when given how many question marks there were. It was never a question of talent, but how they would put it all together and how quickly they'd be able to.
"Good, positive move for us": Kirk Ferentz expands on moving Brian Ferentz over to coach quarterbacks
Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz was thrown off by all of the questions surrounding his quarterbacks during the first media availability of the spring. Okay, not really. College football's longest-tenured head coach didn't have the answers to the quarterback problems, but is eager to learn more as spring goes on.
There's no offseason for college sports. Basketball might be over, but the calendar has now flipped to spring football. On Wednesday afternoon, Hawkeye head coach Kirk Ferentz met with the media following the first day of spring practice. The longest-tenured coach in college football discussed a variety of topics including: Abdul Hodge being hired as tight end coach, Brian Ferentz moving to quarterback coach, new additions to the team and much more.