Kirk Ferentz: I mean in all seriousness, I've never voted on the coaches poll
Posted by: Pete Roussel on Thursday June 28, 2012
Posted by: Pete Roussel on June 28, 2012
Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz does not believe current coaches should have any role in the college football playoff selection committee.
Ferentz told reporters on Wednesday, "No. I mean in all seriousness, I've never voted on the coaches poll. And the reason is in November all we really know, at least all I know, is the Big Ten. I've seen those teams on film, but for me to comment on how Boise State or how TCU is, or anyone in the PAC-12 --- you can't do it because you don't see those teams."
He continued, "I don't watch a lot of TV. So to me, we might be the worst group to rely on. I don't know what the right group is, but certainly the commissioners would be a good starting point and then whoever they want to add on."
After Ferentz discussed several issues related to his team, Iowa senior associate AD Jane Meyer showed off the new indoor practice facility that will be finished on August 21.
The recently deflated bubble became brutally hot during days when temperatures were in the 90's.
Ferentz admitted, "You get forced in [the Bubble] during camp or during the summer with thunderstorms, it's not a lot of fun. It served its purpose and was on the cutting edge back in the day. That was old school."
By August of 2014, Iowa hopes to have added a new locker room, meeting rooms, coaches offices, and strength center around Kinnick Stadium.
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