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    The early commitments, early recruiting, that had changed. The whole clock is pushed ahead and you have to make decisions earlier about who to and who not to recruit. Is that a good thing I'm not sure, but it is reality.
    — Kirk Ferentz
    A balanced offense will make Drew Tate a more effective and dangerous quarterback, ... If he can lean on a good, consistent running game, that'll be a real plus for us.
    — Kirk Ferentz
    tags: real  running  games  dangerous 
     
    Brandon Wegher left camp to deal with some personal things. We hope he can return in the very near future
    — Kirk Ferentz
    tags: future  personal  hope 
     
    I learned a long time ago that at the end of the day, the only stat that counts is points, The other ones are significant, but I'd much rather have the right score on the board. At the end of the day, that's what we're worried about.
    — Kirk Ferentz
    tags: time  right 
     
    The bottom line is, as the season goes on, everybody becomes more comfortable. For a quarterback, it's more than just him. It's everybody else doing things. Offense is all about how things work as a unit. It's everybody being comfortable.
    — Kirk Ferentz
    tags: work 
     
    Getting to the linebackers is difficult. Blocking them is another challenge.
    — Kirk Ferentz
    tags: challenge 
     
    Recruiting at Iowa has never been easy, and I don't think it ever will be. Our biggest challenge has always been to get people to visit our campus. If we can get them here, I feel like we give ourselves a chance because we do have a lot to offer.
    — Kirk Ferentz
    tags: chance  people  challenge 
     
    Like a lot of people who get into coaching, I was impacted by the people in my life. Certainly my father (John) who coached me in youth league baseball, and my high school coach, Joe Moore, were mentors and major influences.
    — Kirk Ferentz
    I've never had a five-year plan or a three-year plan, or whatever, ... We had an idea philosophically of what we were going to do and how we were going to do it.
    — Kirk Ferentz
    tags: ideas 
     
    I was fortunate to be around a couple of coaches who took me under their wing and taught me how to train, how to work and how to prepare myself for a game. They gave me so much, and I saw the passion they had for the game and for teaching it. What I learned from them led me to want to become a teacher and coach.
    — Kirk Ferentz
    tags: work  teaching  passion  games  wings 
     
    I have no problem with two teams claiming to be national champions at the end of the year. But that's our society. We're dying to know who the champion is. Heaven forbid we have two. That would be socialist, right?
    — Kirk Ferentz
    tags: society  problem  dying  heaven  year 
     
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