â†µIn Iowa, where Kirk Ferentz faces the prospect of losing his job precisely because his program has become a feeder team for the Iowa City Jail, things get worse than usual. Ferentz's kid James, a freshman lineman, got pinched on underaged drinking (shock!) charges. The crime is of questionable import until you figure it might take Dad from the hot seat to the guillotine.
â†µOf course, put a six-pack in front of a 19-year-old and Dad's employment situation isn't really central to the thought process. Millions of students get away with intoxication, though; how hard is it to be especially discreet given the situation? Coach Ferentz, for his part, is making an example of the kid in an effort to either exhibit good parenting or save his job. Or both.
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