The state of Iowa takes its college football seriously.

As proof, the Iowa House and Senate passed joint resolutions tohonor University of Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz and the 2010 IowaHawkeyes. The team was honored for being one of the most "entertaining,talented and successful teams in Hawkeye history."

Coach Ferentz accepted the honor in typical Ferentz fashion.

"We are very, very appreciative of being recognized," he expressed to the legislators.

"I've moved around, been around to different parts of the country.I've been involved in other programs, coached in the National FootballLeague. The one thing that has always struck me about being [in] Iowais the support we receive is so unique, the interest and support isjust absolutely phenomenal. "It shows up in terms of theKinnick crowds,...

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