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    Paul Rhoads is one awesome guy.

    Thought I'd share this story with you all.

    A couple of Army ROTC buddies and myself got done with our morning training today, and we went to eat breakfast at the Grove Cafe (which, if you haven't gone there before, best breakfast in Ames, hands-down). Since it was getting a bit late for breakfast, we were all in our uniforms.

    Anyway, we got a table and were waiting for a few more to show up. Paul Rhoads came in while we were there and ate breakfast as well. He finished up before we even came close to being done, so he paid and left before us.

    The cafe's owner came over to us afterwards, and told us that Rhoads had paid for all of our tickets before he left. We were surprised that he'd do that, and appreciated it.


    Anyways, a few things to take from this:
    1) ISU money all up in this *raven*!


    2) Paul Rhoads is an awesome man, as if we needed any reinforcement of this fact.




    tl;dr : Paul Rhoads paid for Army ROTC cadets' meals randomly, and he is awesome.


    Last edited by ZachsterPoke; 05-18-2012 at 11:01 AM.


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    Re: Paul Rhoads is one awesome guy.

    Nice.



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    Re: Paul Rhoads is one awesome guy.

    Love hearing stuff like this.



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    Re: Paul Rhoads is one awesome guy.

    Nice. He is awesome. Too bad he's running out of gas.



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    Re: Paul Rhoads is one awesome guy.

    Don't want to hijack your story, but further proof of his awesomeness. I have a buddy going through chemo treatments right now, the other day he posted on fb that CPR called him to give some encouraging words. I don't know the details because I haven't asked him about it, but it was really cool to see that.



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    Re: Paul Rhoads is one awesome guy.

    Quote Originally Posted by ribsnwhiskey View Post
    Nice. He is awesome. Too bad he's running out of gas.
    Maybe not, if he ordered a bunch of eggs for breakfast.



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    Re: Paul Rhoads is one awesome guy.

    Quote Originally Posted by 2ndCyCE View Post
    Maybe not, if he ordered a bunch of eggs for breakfast.
    With salsa.


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    Re: Paul Rhoads is one awesome guy.

    Quote Originally Posted by ribsnwhiskey View Post
    Nice. He is awesome. Too bad he's running out of gas.
    +1
    He will be remembered long after his termination at season end.


    Quote Originally Posted by AltHawk View Post
    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

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    Re: Paul Rhoads is one awesome guy.

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    +1
    He will be remembered long after his termination at season end.
    That is awfully optimistic of you to think that he will make it to the end of the season.


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    C-P-R! C-P-R! C-P-R!



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    Re: Paul Rhoads is one awesome guy.

    cool story



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    Re: Paul Rhoads is one awesome guy.

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    That is awfully optimistic of you to think that he will make it to the end of the season.
    He bought them breakfast now cause he has the money, but knows he might be looking for a couch to crash on by mid September.




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    Re: Paul Rhoads is one awesome guy.

    Quote Originally Posted by ribsnwhiskey View Post
    Nice. He is awesome. Too bad he's running out of gas.

    Yup, this truly is the first sign he's coasting. He's resorted to buying fans breakfast to drum up support for himself.

    Oh yeah, honestly, this is a cool story.



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    Re: Paul Rhoads is one awesome guy.

    Quote Originally Posted by 2ndCyCE View Post
    Maybe not, if he ordered a bunch of eggs for breakfast.
    That's the kind of well balanced breakfast that keeps you going all day!



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