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2 Hawkeye assistant coaches leaving; lineman passes on 5th year

Several media reports have said running backs coach Derrick Foster will become the Los Angeles Chargers’ running backs coach.
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Iowa offensive lineman Mark Kallenberger celebrates at the end of the team's NCAA college football game against Iowa State, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. Iowa won 18-17. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa running backs coach Derrick Foster and offensive line coach Tim Polasek are leaving for other jobs and offensive lineman Mark Kallenberger will forego his fifth year of eligibility. 

Foster will take a job with an NFL team and Polasek will become offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Wyoming. Ferentz didn’t say which NFL team hired Foster. 

Several media reports have said he will become the Los Angeles Chargers’ running backs coach.

Kallenberger started nine of 22 career games.

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