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    Continuous Improvement

    I just feel that this needs to be pointed out. The following is a quote from Coach Rhoads from the Media Day Press Conference on August 4:

    "I will talk over and over about how important continuous improvement is to our program in year two," Rhoads said. "Those guys are going to have to improve daily, and they're going to have to improve game by game."

    While I may have been a fan for only a short while compared to some posters (26 years), my memories of past ISU teams are teams that played game-to-game. It seems that in the seasons before Rhoads arrived, Cyclone teams would come out treating each game as it's own entity instead of reflecting on what happened in previous games and learning from those experiences.


    This team is different, and you can see that the product on the field has improved dramatically since they first went up against Northern Illinois.

    It is refreshing to see this team improve right before my eyes, but it is even more reassuring that we now have a Coach who can actually accomplish his goals he set at the beginning of the season.



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    Re: Continuous Improvement

    Great post...you are exactly right!



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    Re: Continuous Improvement

    Quote Originally Posted by 3GenClone View Post
    I just feel that this needs to be pointed out. The following is a quote from Coach Rhoads from the Media Day Press Conference on August 4:

    "I will talk over and over about how important continuous improvement is to our program in year two," Rhoads said. "Those guys are going to have to improve daily, and they're going to have to improve game by game."

    While I may have been a fan for only a short while compared to some posters (26 years), my memories of past ISU teams are teams that played game-to-game. It seems that in the seasons before Rhoads arrived, Cyclone teams would come out treating each game as it's own entity instead of reflecting on what happened in previous games and learning from those experiences.


    This team is different, and you can see that the product on the field has improved dramatically since they first went up against Northern Illinois.

    It is refreshing to see this team improve right before my eyes, but it is even more reassuring that we now have a Coach who can actually accomplish his goals he set at the beginning of the season.

    And it makes it that much more important to make a bowl game this year to get extra practice and to keep the ball rolling into next year....



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    Re: Continuous Improvement

    Back-to-Back Bowl games for CPR
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    I think I'll stay tuned for 2011



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    Re: Continuous Improvement

    Quote Originally Posted by 3GenClone View Post
    I just feel that this needs to be pointed out. The following is a quote from Coach Rhoads from the Media Day Press Conference on August 4:

    "I will talk over and over about how important continuous improvement is to our program in year two," Rhoads said. "Those guys are going to have to improve daily, and they're going to have to improve game by game."

    While I may have been a fan for only a short while compared to some posters (26 years), my memories of past ISU teams are teams that played game-to-game. It seems that in the seasons before Rhoads arrived, Cyclone teams would come out treating each game as it's own entity instead of reflecting on what happened in previous games and learning from those experiences.


    This team is different, and you can see that the product on the field has improved dramatically since they first went up against Northern Illinois.

    It is refreshing to see this team improve right before my eyes, but it is even more reassuring that we now have a Coach who can actually accomplish his goals he set at the beginning of the season.
    This is a point, I think, that can't be overstated. I think we have a coaching staff that knows how to make this team improve over the course of a season. By and large I don't think we saw that with Mac and we certainly didn't see it with Chizik.

    And just as importantly, I think we have COACHES who improve as the season goes on. They learn from their mistakes, what works, what doesn't etc., tinkering with things until they get it right.



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    Re: Continuous Improvement

    And if our game-to-game coaching/playing improves, just imagine what will happen with our year-to-year coaching/playing?

    I'm suddenly feeling an unquenchable thirst for ............ Kool-Aid.



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    Re: Continuous Improvement

    Quote Originally Posted by 3GenClone View Post
    I just feel that this needs to be pointed out. The following is a quote from Coach Rhoads from the Media Day Press Conference on August 4:

    "I will talk over and over about how important continuous improvement is to our program in year two," Rhoads said. "Those guys are going to have to improve daily, and they're going to have to improve game by game."

    While I may have been a fan for only a short while compared to some posters (26 years), my memories of past ISU teams are teams that played game-to-game. It seems that in the seasons before Rhoads arrived, Cyclone teams would come out treating each game as it's own entity instead of reflecting on what happened in previous games and learning from those experiences.


    This team is different, and you can see that the product on the field has improved dramatically since they first went up against Northern Illinois.

    It is refreshing to see this team improve right before my eyes, but it is even more reassuring that we now have a Coach who can actually accomplish his goals he set at the beginning of the season.
    In the Oklahoma gamer we were smashed, but it was five yard smashes. The defense has really improved tackling up the middle and along the sidelines. Maybe the Utah game opened our eyes. The missed tackles against Nebraska were few and allowed us to be in position to win. Simms had 13 tackles. He is a major contributor.


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