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Brian Ferentz Addresses Whether He's Ready To Be Iowa's Next Head Coach

Iowa OC Brian Ferentz in a Hawkeyes huddle.

IOWA CITY, IOWA- NOVEMBER 23: Offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz of the Iowa Hawkeyes talks with players during a break in the action in the first half against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on November 23, 2018 at Kinnick Stadium, in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Eventually Kirk Ferentz won't be coaching the Iowa Hawkeyes, and when that time comes, it's crucial that the football program hires a worthy successor.

Over the course of his career at Iowa, Ferentz has a 152-1o1 record. Although he is getting older, the Hawkeyes are still having success with him at the helm.

Nonetheless, Iowa should probably start thinking about potential replacements down the road. One intriguing name circulating around the program is Brian Ferentz, the head coach's son.

Brian is the offensive coordinator for the Hawkeyes and spent time with the coaching staff of the New England Patriots.

It'd be pretty surreal to see Brian continue his father's legacy at Iowa, but he doesn't believe he is the right man for the job - at least now right now.

From Hawk Central:

“I’ve got to tell you, I’m not really at the point in my life where I’m really worried about, 'Hey, I want to be a head coach.' Or, 'I want to do this,'" Ferentz said. “I come to work every day, and I just want to do my job as well as I can. I feel like if you do that, perhaps you have some opportunities. But every opportunity is not a good opportunity, either.

“As far as being a head coach, shoot, who knows? I don’t know what the future holds,” he said. “As far as being the head coach at Iowa, I just think that’s silly.

The reason for him saying this is because he doesn't think he has accomplished much thus far.

Clearly Brian is starting to develop well with the Hawkeyes though just based off last year's numbers. Iowa scored 31.2 points per game, which is in the best mark for the program since 2002.

Maybe he'll change his mind about becoming head coach later in his career, whenever his father does decide to hang up the whistle.

[Hawk Central]