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Iowa offensive coordinator Davis to merge old, new

By Luke Meredith

Associated Press

Published: Monday, March 5 2012 2:05 p.m. MST

New Iowa offensive coordinator and quarterback coach Greg Davis speaks during an NCAA college football news conference, Monday, March 5, 2012, in Iowa City, Iowa. Davis, formerly of Texas, replaces Ken O'Keefe who now coaches for the NFL Miami Dolphins.

Charlie Neibergall, Associated Press

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Greg Davis spent 13 seasons calling the plays at Texas in a league famous for innovative attacks.

Now Davis is coordinating the offense for Iowa, often seen as the epitome of conservative Big Ten football.

Davis says the plan will be to merge the best of both worlds to create a system that can work for the Hawkeyes.

Davis, the former offensive coordinator under Mack Brown at Texas, met with the media Monday for the first time since taking over as the Hawkeyes offensive coordinator for Ken O'Keefe

Davis says he and coach Kirk Ferentz have discussed blending philosophies to create a system unique to Iowa.

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