George Barnett

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Pete Thamel from Yahoo Sports is reporting that Iowa Football has found its new offensive line coach. Tulane's George Barnett would be replacing Tim Polasek, who left last month to become Wyoming's offensive coordinator. 

George Barnett joined Tulane as its offensive line coach in December after seven seasons with Miami (Ohio), where he served as its assistant head coach/co-offensive coordinator/offensive line coach since 2016. 

You can read Barnett's Tulane bio HERE

Barnett was well-respected during his time in Oxford under head coach Chuck Martin, as the video below illustrates. The Redhawks captured the '19 MAC Championship and have been bowl eligible in four of the last five seasons. 

Polasek spent four campaigns tutoring the Hawkeye offensive front. He took over for Brian Ferentz, who was elevated to offensive coordinator in '17. 

Barnett is an Illinois native who played at Millikin University in Decatur. He began his coaching career at Mattoon (IL) High in '03 before stops at Illinois (graduate assistant), Indianapolis, Grand Valley State, Illinois State, Miami (Ohio) and Tulane.