“This is challenging. I’m not dismissing that. But I think we’re up for the challenge,” Ferentz said.
In all likelihood, Ferentz is up to the challenge. In the last five years, he’s won two Big Ten titles. His teams have finished in the top 10 in the nation three times. He’s gone to five bowl games — including four January bowl games.
Those accomplishments have earned him some breathing room.
For now, anyway.
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