Hawkeye head coach talks staff changes, upcoming spring ball
UI head coach Kirk Ferentz is excited about the Hawkeyes' coaching staff additions
Coach Ferentz Discussed Home Finale Against Michigan State
2011 - - Did not see any game action due to injury.
2010 - - Redshirted.
High school honors - - Named to Tom Lemming all-America team and espn.com Top 100 . . . consensus first team all-state as a junior and senior and named all-Metro both seasons . . . was first team all-conference selection all four years . . . named conference Defensive Player of the Year as junior and senior . . . Career - - earned four letters as linebacker and tight end . . . collected 137 tackles as a senior, including 12 QB sacks, three fumble recoveries and three interceptions . . . had 134 tackles as a junior, with 13 QB sacks, five fumble recoveries and three interceptions . . . recorded 89 tackles as a sophomore and 54 as a freshman . . . led conference in tackles as a junior and senior and led conference in QB sacks his final three seasons . . . team captain as a senior . . . also three-year letterman in basketball.
Personal - - Born 3/6/91 . . . English major . . . parents are Amy and Biff Poggi . . . high school coach was his father, Biff Poggi.