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Iowa, Ferentz agree to long-term contract

Iowa, Ferentz agree to long-term contract
Iowa Hawkeyes' head coach Kirk Ferentz studies his play card during the fourth quarter at the Outback Bowl on January 2, 2006 in Tampa, Fl. The Gators beat the Hawkeyes 31-24. (UPI Photo/Cathy Kapulka) | License Photo

IOWA CITY, Iowa, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- University of Iowa football Coach Kirk Ferentz has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him coaching the Hawkeyes through 2015.

Iowa Director of Athletics Gary Barta announced the deal Thursday. A school release said details were being finalized but "terms of the new contract will be very similar to the current agreement."

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Ferentz made $2.84 million last season.

"I continue to consider it an honor to coach at the University of Iowa and I am very appreciative of the University extending my contract," Ferentz said. "Gary Barta and President (Sally) Mason have been very supportive of our efforts. I feel fortunate to be at Iowa and I am very excited about the future of our program."

Iowa was 8-4 last season, including a 31-10 win over South Carolina in the Outback Bowl. In 10 seasons coaching the Hawkeyes, Ferentz has a 70-53 record and two Big Ten Conference championships.

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