Hawkeyes begin spring practices today for 2013 season
Hawkeyes played 6 games decided by 3 points or fewer
James Ferentz and Micah Hyde share Roy J. Carver Most Valuable Player Award
Hawk-Item - - Moved from tight end to offensive line prior to 2013 spring practice.
2012 Honors - - Team Leader Award, special teams . . . 2012 - - redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on.
High school honors - - Team captain as a senior . . . advanced to state wrestling tournament as a senior . . . Career - - competed for highly-successful program at Iowa City HS, playing tight end, defensive line and linebacker, while also handling deep snaps on special teams . . . enjoyed successful wrestling career as a prep, advancing to state tournament as a senior.
Personal - - Born 12/04/93 . . . open/secondary education major . . . academic honors . . . parents are Mary and Kirk Ferentz . . . is the son of Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz . . . one of six players from Iowa City on the Iowa roster . . . attended same high school as TE Zach Derby, LB Ryan Kroeze and OL James Ferentz . . . high school coach was Dan Sabers.