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WORST COACHES: Iowa’s Ferentz Makes List

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That seems too much, but it does show the changing perception of Ferentz nationally.

At one time, Ferentz routinely made most lists of best college football coaches.

He led Iowa to three straight top ten finishes ten years ago and a top ten ranking four years ago.

However, Iowa has lost six straight games and Ferentz’s status as one of the highest paid coaches brings expectations.

Here are Stewart Mandel’s worst five coaches, in no particular order:

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Lists are fun in July.