Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Sorry Earle....

  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 29,888, Level: 53
    Level completed: 13%, Points required for next Level: 962
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    3,193
    Points
    29,888
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 197
    Given: 247

    Sorry Earle....

    I have always thought of you as the best ISU coach of all time. You took a No. 1 Oklahoma team to the wire in the first half but couldn't hang on. You beat ranked Nebraska teams back to back. You were a close first over Johnny who put us on the map in the early '70s.

    But after Friday night, CPR has taken over my vote as our best football coach of all time. He accomplished what no other ISU team has ever done, and that's win the big one.


    Clone to the Bone with the up and coming IOWA STATE.

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 85,146, Level: 90
    Level completed: 78%, Points required for next Level: 404
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    dualthreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    7,283
    Points
    85,146
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 383
    Given: 51

    Re: Sorry Earle....

    I don't think we have turned the corner just yet (only 6-4). Next year...



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 29,888, Level: 53
    Level completed: 13%, Points required for next Level: 962
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    3,193
    Points
    29,888
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 197
    Given: 247

    Re: Sorry Earle....

    Ala the DSM register articles on the evil empire, you have to have that first big signature win to turn the corner. I really think CPR has turned the tide.


    Clone to the Bone with the up and coming IOWA STATE.

  4. #4
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 91,784, Level: 94
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 1,366
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    gogagig's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    4,596
    Points
    91,784
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 743
    Given: 288

    Re: Sorry Earle....

    A bit early for this. Rhoads has been phenomenal. He's won games he should not have. But he's also lost a couple that he should have won.
    After a couple of 9 win seasons, I'd say Rhoads is the best coach in ISU history.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 96,505, Level: 96
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 545
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    tejasclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Austin, TX
    Posts
    6,023
    Points
    96,505
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 274
    Given: 182

    Re: Sorry Earle....

    One more win, over either OU or KSU, would really help validate the OSU win. 7 wins should get us a decent bowl, plus more practices = more momentum for 2012.



  6. #6
    Rookie
    Points: 12,308, Level: 33
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 342
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Turn2's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    NE of KIKV
    Posts
    364
    Points
    12,308
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 126
    Given: 226

    Re: Sorry Earle....

    Earle stuck together back-to-back wins against nebraska, won at Iowa City 31-0, went 24-11 over his last 3 regular seasons and was a single win from the Big 8 title and the Orange Bowl in 1977. CPR is definitely on the right trajectory.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM