View Poll Results: What's the better job?

Voters
52. You may not vote on this poll
  • Position coach at a big name school

    11 21.15%
  • Coordinator at a lower BCS school

    25 48.08%
  • About the same

    16 30.77%
Results 1 to 9 of 9

Thread: Better job?

  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 126,210, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    michaelrr1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    WDM
    Posts
    5,661
    Points
    126,210
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 154
    Given: 78

    Better job?

    Just heard the news about Herman and it got me to wondering.

    What is the better job for someone looking to move up the coaching ranks? As a coordinator for a program like ISU, or as a position coach for a bigger name, higher profile program like OSU?

    Ohio State can provide more exposure, but the OC at ISU has more control over more things and gains more experience as such. OSU has a better chance of more success, but how much credit does the QB coach get for that?


    *** OFFICIAL 2013 CYCLONE FANATIC BIG 12 ELIMINATION COMPETITION CO-CHAMPION ***
    *** OFFICIAL 2012 CYCLONE FANATIC FANTASY BASKETBALL CHAMPION ***
    *** OFFICIAL 2011, 2012, 2013 CYCLONE FANATIC FANTASY FOOTBALL CHAMPION ***
    *** OFFICIAL 2011 and 2012 CYCLONE FANATIC FANTASY BASEBALL CHAMPION ***



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 44,304, Level: 65
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 1,246
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cycloneML's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    2,115
    Points
    44,304
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Better job?

    he was going to lose his job at ISU. he needed a bridge. this is good news.


    Honor Before Victory

  3. #3
    All-Star
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Iowa City, IA
    Posts
    1,504
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Better job?

    Honestly, probably about the same. The big difference here is that he's going to Urban Meyer and tOSU that could very well win a National Championship within the next few years. Not saying he will, but it's possible. Can't blame him for taking it, it's a better job and will help his career out immensely in the long run.



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 48,395, Level: 68
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 1,355
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    FootballinTexas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    1,257
    Points
    48,395
    Level
    68
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re:Better job?

    Good decision for Herman. Will be similar to the Arkansas offense over the past few years with Petrino calling the plays and McGee as the QB coach. Studying under Petrino opened the door for McGee to prepare and get the UAB job last week.



  5. #5
    Starter
    Points: 8,686, Level: 27
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 64
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Posts
    752
    Points
    8,686
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Better job?

    With all the young, up and coming skill players at Iowa State I'm really surprised. I believe actually calling the plays makes the OC at a mid tier BCS team way more impressive on the resume.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 86,408, Level: 91
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 1,042
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    BigBake's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    U'dale
    Posts
    5,563
    Points
    86,408
    Level
    91
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 50

    Re: Better job?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneML View Post
    he was going to lose his job at ISU. he needed a bridge. this is good news.
    Say what?? Based on what?


    Fanatic #25

  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 432,956, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    23,829
    Points
    432,956
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 128
    Given: 17

    Re: Better job?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneML View Post
    he was going to lose his job at ISU. he needed a bridge. this is good news.
    Funny, I've had two separate people tell me all coaches were told their jobs were safe this offseason after the Kansas State game (one person who works directly with the program and a higher up in the athletics department).



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 72,753, Level: 83
    Level completed: 77%, Points required for next Level: 397
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second ClassVeteran
    NATEizKING's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Hilton
    Posts
    6,682
    Points
    72,753
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 191
    Given: 192

    Re: Better job?

    I have a hard time believing we wouldn't welcome him back with open arms. I'm guessing he saw dollar signs.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 269,788, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isuno1fan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Clive, Iowa
    Posts
    17,481
    Points
    269,788
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 110
    Given: 22

    Re: Better job?

    Anyone that believes this is good news is out of their mind. Continuity is a big key to success. I'm certainly not happy about this news.



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: Fox Sports 1
  • Iowa State vs. Kansas State
  • September 6, 2014
  • 11:00 AM