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Iowa's Kirk Ferentz wins Bobby Dodd 'Coach of the Year' award

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Atlanta (AP) - Kirk Ferentz was selected as the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year after leading Iowa to 12 wins and a spot in the Rose Bowl. 

Ferentz, completing his 17th year, is the longest tenured coach in the Big Ten. He also won the Eddie Robinson Award, given to the nation's top coach in the Football Bowl Subdivision. 

From 2013-15, the Iowa team served more than 1,500 community service hours. 

Iowa will play Stanford in Friday's Rose Bowl. 

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