ESPN - With eye on rash of arrests, Hawkeyes hire director of player development - College Football Iowa has hired former defensive back Chigozie Ejiasi to be its director of player development following a rash of off-field problems involving football players.Pitt beat Iowa. Now Iowa needs to hire a nanny to do bed checks and dish out time-outs.
Head coach Kirk Ferentz promoted Ejiasi, who has served as an administrative assistant for the team the last two years. Ferentz chose Ejiasi from a pool of more than 100 applicants.
'We created this position to assist our student-athletes in the transition from high school to college and to help make their experience at Iowa as positive as possible,'
What about the good old days: If you screw up, then go home. There. Don't need to have a new position to pack the player's bags.