Kirk Ferentz talked about what he’s seen from former Michigan QB Cade McNamara. McNamara transferred to Iowa from Ann Arbor recently and is making quite the impression on Ferentz

Ferentz appreciates the deep tradition at Michigan. He was especially impressed with with McNamara’s leadership abilities on and off the field while at Michigan.

“Yeah, he impressed the hell out of me. Their whole team did. He was a leader of that team, a captain on that team. Very, very impressive. The guy that played last night was very impressive too. So, big surprise, Michigan’s got some good players and you know, it’s probably a long tradition there.”

McNamara led Michigan to its first B1G Championship since 2004 last season. Even after being replaced by J.J. McCarthy, McNamara was a leader on the sidelines for his teammates. It’ll be interesting to see how McNamara adjusts to Iowa City.

For now, Iowa will need to focus on getting ready the Music City Bowl on Dec. 31.

(H/T 247Sports)