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#84 Steve Ferentz

Height 6-1
Weight 230 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Iowa City, Iowa
High School City

Hawk-Item – – Moved from tight end to offensive line prior to 2013 spring practice.

2016 Honors – – Coaches Appreciation Award, offense . . . 2016 – –  Saw action in eight games . . . did not see action in 45-21 win over Miami . . . saw action in 42-3 win over Iowa State at offense gained 435 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 23-21 loss to North Dakota State . . .  did not see action in 14-7 win at Rutgers . . . did not see action in 38-31 loss to Northwestern . . . did not see action in 14-7 win at Minnesota . . . saw action in 49-35 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 365 net rushing yards and gained 520 yards total offense . . . saw action on special teams in 17-9 loss to #10 Wisconsin . . . saw action on special teams in 41-14 loss at #12 Penn State . . . saw action on special teams in 14-13 win over #2 Michigan . . . saw action in 28-0 win at Illinois at offense rushed for 262 yards and gained 342 yards total offense . . . saw action in 40-10 win over #15 Nebraska as offense rushed for 264 net yards and gained 408 yards total offense . . . saw action in 30-3 Outback Bowl loss to #17 Florida.

2015 – – Saw first action of career in 31-14 win over Illinois State as offense gained 431 yards total offense and allowed no sacks . . . did not see action in 31-17 win at Iowa State . . . did not see action in 27-24 win over Pitt . . . saw action in 62-16 win over North Texas as offense gained 488 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 10-6 win at Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 29-20 win over Illinois . . . did not see action in 40-10 win at Northwestern due to injury . . . did not see action in 31-15 win over Maryland due to injury . . .did not see action in 35-27 win at Indiana . . . did not see action in 40-35 win over Minnesota . . . did not see action in 40-20 win over Purdue . . . did not see action in 28-20 win at Nebraska . . . did not see action in 16-13 loss to Michigan State . . . did not see action in 45-16 Rose Bowl loss to Stanford.

2014 – – Did not see any game action.

2013 – – Did not see any game action.

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 . . . secondary education major . . . academic honors . . . parents are Mary and Kirk Ferentz . . . is the son of Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz . . . one of four players from Iowa City on the Iowa roster . . . high school coach was Dan Sabers.