Iowa: The Harvard of Coaching

Dec. 21, 2011

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Tucked away in the heart of Big Ten country, somewhat removed from the national spotlight, there’s a different sort of football factory — one that specializes in coaches.

The University of Iowa boasts 16 alums that are current NCAA Division I football coaches — the most in the nation. Buffalo athletic director Warde Manuel, who has two former Iowa players on his football staff, said that when you consider how many coaches the school has produced, it would be fair to call Iowa “the Harvard of the profession.”

Click HERE to read Jared Diamond’s complete article that was published in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal.