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    Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    Was there any truth to the rumors that Harbaugh wanted the ISU job when we gave it to Chizik?

    I am much happier with Paul Rhoads since he is here long term not as stepping stone. But I was just thinking he has to be the most sought after coach of all time after he turned around Stanford and now 49ers.



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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    He openly stated he wanted the job.



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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    Wasn't he the one with the severe "potty mouth" that killed his interview?




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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Wasn't he the one with the severe "potty mouth" that killed his interview?
    That sounds right, but I didn't remember that he openly wanted the job either.



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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist
    Wasn't he the one with the severe "potty mouth" that killed his interview?
    It wouldn't be surprising, considering the shots he took at USC and Michigan (his alma mater).



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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Wasn't he the one with the severe "potty mouth" that killed his interview?
    Yes, and the fact that he couldn't tell Pollard what type of offense or defense he would run. He just said that he lets his assistants take care of all that.

    At that time, Harbaugh was willing to take pretty much any college coaching job that would be offered to him.



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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by ICclone23 View Post
    Was there any truth to the rumors that Harbaugh wanted the ISU job when we gave it to Chizik?

    I am much happier with Paul Rhoads since he is here long term not as stepping stone. But I was just thinking he has to be the most sought after coach of all time after he turned around Stanford and now 49ers.
    At the time my son emailed Jim Harbaugh and even received a polite response. Ever since then he has become a big Stanford and 49'er fan.



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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    Yes, he let it be publicly known. After that, Pollard cut ties with him. Another brilliant move by him


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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by michaelrr1 View Post
    Yes, he let it be publicly known. After that, Pollard cut ties with him. Another brilliant move by him
    He just screws everything up, doesn't he?

    If we could get that idiot out of the way, maybe we could get the athletic department in the best shape its ever been in.


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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    He just screws everything up, doesn't he?

    If we could get that idiot out of the way, maybe we could get the athletic department in the best shape its ever been in.
    Yeah, get that guy outta there! Lousy bum! [grabs pitchfork]



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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    Yeah, get that guy outta there! Lousy bum! [grabs pitchfork]


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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by michaelrr1 View Post
    Yes, he let it be publicly known. After that, Pollard cut ties with him. Another brilliant move by him
    Jamie Pollard is the probably the best thing that ever happened to ISU athletics.



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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    Pitchforks are heavy. Can I just send him a picture of one through the e-mail?


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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    Yes he wanted it. Pollard wasnt happy he was so vocal about the job and his potty mouth. Some poster called his office at the time and got his voice mail and may even have talked to him.


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    Re: Jim Harbaugh Wanted to coach ISU?

    At the time, I wanted the former Bears QB to become head coach at Iowa State.

    Extremely happy with the way everything has turned out with Rhoads.


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