Friday, October 24, 2008

Ken O'Keefe actually speaks to the Media during the Bye week

Iowa's offensive coordinator has taken the good, the bad and the ugly this season with the media and the fan base for Iowa's 5-3 (2-2 Big Ten) start.

First of all, Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz doesn't typically allow his coaching staff to speak to the media during the season. It's not in their job description.

But, many in the media wanted to speak to O'Keefe during Iowa's three game losing streak earlier this season. Some in the media were down right impatient with Kirk Ferentz.

Well the media got their time with O'Keefe today. Here's what some have to say.

Hawks offense on a roll Chicago Tribune- It was a familiar spot for Iowa offensive coordinator Ken O'Keefe. The Hawkeyes were struggling to score, and many fans were blaming ...
Hawkeye offensive guru speaks UI The Daily Iowan - the Hawkeyes are on their bye week, Iowa offensive coordinator Ken O'Keefe met with the media Friday afternoon. By Scott Miller - The Daily Iowan It ...
Rivals reports today -
"Offensive coordinator Ken O'Keefe met with the media today during Iowa's bye
week to talk about the Hawkeye offense. O'Keefe discusses if Shonn Greene is the
best running back the coaching staff has had during their time at Iowa, how he
compares to others over the years, the rate at which the offense has progressed
this season, and much more."
The University of Iowa has a bye week this weekend. They will travel to Champaign, Illinois on Saturday, November 1 to face the Illinois Fighting Illini (4-3, 2-2 Big Ten) to resume Big Ten play the final four weeks of the 2008 regular season.


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