Iowa Hawkeyes head football coach Kirk Ferentz has been named the 2015 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year. The announcement was made Wednesday by the Football Writers Association of America.
Kirk Ferentz had this to say via a press release from the school:
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“It is rewarding to see the hard work of our entire coaching staff and every member of our football program being recognized on the national level,” Ferentz said. “I appreciate the acknowledgement of our accomplishments. I am honored to share this recognition with our staff, our players, and our great fans, and I am grateful to the University of Iowa for providing the necessary support for our success.”
Ferentz guided his team to wins in their first 12 games of the season before coming up just short of winning the Big Ten Championship. The Hawkeyes will face off against Stanford in the Rose Bowl on January 1st.