Coaching website footballscoop.com broke the news on Wednesday afternoon that assistants Chris White and Bobby Kennedy's contract will not be renewed and they will not be retained at Iowa. This comes just a few days after offensive coordinator Greg Davis retired and was replaced by offensive line coach Brian Ferentz.
White coached the Iowa running backs for four years following a four-year stint with the Minnesota Vikings. The Hawkeyes had two running backs rush for 1,000 yards in the same year for the first time in school history this past season. He was also the special teams coach.
Kennedy coached the Hawkeye receivers for four seasons. Prior to that, he was the wide receivers coach at Texas under Mack Brown. Kennedy arrived at Iowa a year after now former offensive coordinator Greg Davis (whom he coached with at Texas).
Iowa has yet to name any new coaches to the staff. They have had three depart now. A 10th assistant coach will likely be approved and added to coaching staffs as well. That will Kirk Ferentz the responsibility of hiring four new members of his coaching staff this offseason. Only two offensive coaching staff members remain at this time.