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Moneyball and recruiting in Iowa

Updated: June 25, 2014, 3:04 PM ET
By Jeremy Crabtree | ESPN RecruitingNation

No offense, but Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz probably won't ever be confused for Brad Pitt.

In a college football world that's defined by swag and teams with 50 different uniform combinations, Ferentz has always done things differently. And that includes recruiting.

As more and more schools -- including virtually every program in the Big Ten -- flock to Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi more than ever, Iowa has done the exact opposite. ...

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