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KIRK FERENTZ TO APPEAR ON NFL NETWORK'S CLEVELAND '95: A FOOTBALL LIFE
IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz will appear in the latest installment of NFL Network's Emmy-nominated series, A Football Life, on Wednesday at 7 p.m. (CT).
This week's episode chronicles the story of the 1995 Cleveland Browns and the immediate impact the franchise's move to Baltimore had on the city and the organization. Ferentz was Cleveland's offensive line coach in 1995. He worked for head coach Bill Belichick on a staff that included nine future NFL head coaches and general managers, and three head coaches at major college programs.
The one-hour episode includes never-before-seen footage, including Belichick meeting with his former staff in team meeting rooms and of Belichick at home. Additionally, pregame and postgame footage from the Browns' final home game is showcased.
Cleveland '95: A Football Life includes interviews with the following people:
Bill Belichick – New England Patriots head coach
Ozzie Newsome – Baltimore Ravens general manager
Kirk Ferentz – University of Iowa head coach
Nick Saban – University of Alabama head coach
Michael Lombardi – NFL Network analyst and former Cleveland Browns front office executive
Scott Pioli – Kansas City Chiefs general manager
Jim Schwartz – Detroit Lions head coach
Eric Mangini – ESPN analyst and former New York Jets/Cleveland Browns head coach
Thomas Dimitroff – Atlanta Falcons general manager
Phil Savage – Former Cleveland Browns general manager
Mike Tannenbaum – New York Jets general manager
Matt Stover – Cleveland Browns kicker, 1991-95
Steve Everitt – Cleveland Browns offensive lineman, 1993-95
Earnest Byner – Cleveland Browns running back, 1984-88; 1994-95