Data Scout Notes: 2012: 2ndC/HMM...POutland/PRim...2011: HMC/HMM/PRim...2010: NA
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Draft Scout James Ferentz News
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
04/17/13 - 2013 Iowa Pro Day: James Ferentz (6-2 5/8, 284) - His dad is Iowa’s coach. He ran the 40-yard dash in 5.21 and 5.11 seconds. He had a 27 1/2-inch vertical, an 8-foot-1 broad jump, a 4.89-second short shuttle, a 7.46-second three-cone drill and 23 reps on the bench. He’s a good free agent type of guy. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com
01/03/13 - Three senior members of the University of Iowa football program have been invited to compete in the East West Shrine Game. Center James Ferentz, wide receiver Keenan Davis and defensive back Micah Hyde will participate in the all-star contest. The East West Shrine Game will be played Saturday, Jan. 19, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. Game time is 3 p.m. CT, and the contest will be televised by the NFL Network.
Ferentz (6-foot-2, 284 pounds) is an Iowa City native who started all 38 games over the past three seasons. He earned second-team All-Big Ten honors from Big Ten coaches in 2012. He shared team MVP honors with Hyde this past season and was named one of five permanent team captains. - Iowa football