Data Scout Notes: 2012: 2ndC/HMM...POutland/PRim...2011: HMC/HMM/PRim...2010: NA
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Draft Scout James Ferentz News
08/23/15 - C James Ferentz played the most snaps of any player on either team in the Texans' game Saturday night against Denver. The son of Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz and the brother of former Patriots assistant and current Iowa offensive line coach Brian Ferentz, James Ferentz played 62 snaps for 84 percent of the offensive playing time.
"James Ferentz, I think has played pretty well overall," O'Brien said. "Pretty consistent. I think the young tackle, (Kendall) Lamm, has shown up and done some decent things for us."
12/30/14 - C James Ferentz was signed by the Texans to a reserve/future contract for the 2015 season. He ended the 2014 season on the practice squad.
08/21/14 - C James Ferentz, the son of Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz, is starting his second consecutive game in place of Chris Myers, who's out with an undisclosed injury. Myers, who's never missed a start, will be ready for the opener against Washington. Ferentz is 6-2, 285. The coaches like him because he's smart, strong, scrappy and has a tremendous work ethic.
08/05/14 - C James Ferentz, who signed as an undrafted free agent, is the son of Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz. The younger Ferentz is undersized as 6-2, 285, but the coaches say he's smart, competitive and coachable. He'll play a lot in the preseason opener against Arizona.
04/17/13 - 2013 NFL DRAFT: 124 FBS PROGRAMS, 124 POSSIBLE UNDRAFTED ROOKIE FREE AGENTS: IOWA: C James Ferentz (6-1, 289, 5.08)...The son of the head coach, Ferentz lacks ideal size or strength to consistently hold the point in the NFL, but in the right offense, he has the mobility and toughness to survive. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com