Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 18
  1. #1
    Walk On
    Points: 9,015, Level: 28
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 335
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Social5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CEO's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    147
    Points
    9,015
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 16

    2012 Coaches Cook Off

    I haven't seen a thread on this. Not sure how many of you were there, but this easily one of my favorite events to go too. It costs 50 bucks and is all the food and drink you want so it's a decent deal. The coaches take the competition fairly serious and the pork loin was excellent. The best part is that most of the coaches are boozin and you can really get some good information from them. I would say there was roughly 200 people there, and for how cool a deal it is there should be 1000 people. All the money goes right to the football team and you don't have to be a member of the Gridiron Club to attend. Good times.



  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 17,374, Level: 40
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 676
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    kkise's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    1,067
    Points
    17,374
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 27

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    It was a beautiful day for it. I thought Bray was robbed, as His was the best, IMHO. And Douglas isn't lacking for confidence.


    Keepers of the Faith -- Member

    Keepers of the Faith is an alliance for those who are excited, enthusiastic, and optimistic about the direction of our men's basketball program. We reject the notion that one bad loss can derail the incredible progress of the past three years. To join, put this in your signature.

  3. #3
    Walk On
    Points: 9,015, Level: 28
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 335
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Social5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CEO's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    147
    Points
    9,015
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 16

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    I agree. Pretty much everyone in our group thought Brey's was the best.



  4. #4
    Rookie
    Points: 14,596, Level: 36
    Level completed: 69%, Points required for next Level: 254
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Social10000 Experience Points1 year registeredRecommendation Second Class
    Storkenheimer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    523
    Points
    14,596
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7
    Given: 2

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    Quote Originally Posted by CEO View Post
    I haven't seen a thread on this. Not sure how many of you were there, but this easily one of my favorite events to go too. It costs 50 bucks and is all the food and drink you want so it's a decent deal. The coaches take the competition fairly serious and the pork loin was excellent. The best part is that most of the coaches are boozin and you can really get some good information from them. I would say there was roughly 200 people there, and for how cool a deal it is there should be 1000 people. All the money goes right to the football team and you don't have to be a member of the Gridiron Club to attend. Good times.
    I agree. It was a great day and a fun time. I will be going again for sure. Its a good thing that most people don't drink as much as the CEO, or they would have to raise the entry fee just to break even!



  5. #5
    Walk On
    Points: 9,270, Level: 28
    Level completed: 87%, Points required for next Level: 80
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    134
    Points
    9,270
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    Did Rhoads have a speech again for this year?



  6. #6
    Starter
    Points: 12,906, Level: 34
    Level completed: 37%, Points required for next Level: 444
    Overall activity: 22.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    SCarolinaCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Greenville, SC
    Posts
    684
    Points
    12,906
    Level
    34
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 13

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    Re: "..... and for how cool a deal it is there should be 1000 people."

    ........even better if you live 20 miles from JTR.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 269,321, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isuno1fan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Clive, Iowa
    Posts
    17,447
    Points
    269,321
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 97
    Given: 19

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    Did you let the coaches know we don't have any verbals yet for 2013?




  8. #8
    Rookie
    Points: 14,596, Level: 36
    Level completed: 69%, Points required for next Level: 254
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Social10000 Experience Points1 year registeredRecommendation Second Class
    Storkenheimer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    523
    Points
    14,596
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7
    Given: 2

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    Quote Originally Posted by IState388 View Post
    Did Rhoads have a speech again for this year?
    Yes.



  9. #9
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 8,938, Level: 28
    Level completed: 32%, Points required for next Level: 412
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    IOWA
    Posts
    268
    Points
    8,938
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 2

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    Really nice someone writes the coaches were boozin. That good to have out there.
    What information did you get?



  10. #10
    Starter
    Points: 12,906, Level: 34
    Level completed: 37%, Points required for next Level: 444
    Overall activity: 22.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    SCarolinaCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Greenville, SC
    Posts
    684
    Points
    12,906
    Level
    34
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 13

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    Quote Originally Posted by isutoad View Post
    Really nice someone writes the coaches were boozin. That good to have out there.
    What information did you get?
    Someone said BB asst coach, Cornell Mann, who was on his way home from the bar was observed offering rides for the FB coaches.



  11. #11
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 12,583, Level: 33
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 67
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    277
    Points
    12,583
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 12
    Given: 12

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    Bray is the man and I thought his pork was the best. He had a great rub on it and cooked it very well. Fantastic event overall and had great weather, great job by the Gridiron Club and the coaching staff! The only thing I'll do differently next year is hit up the buffet line quicker, the ribs went fast!

    GO CYCLONES!!!



  12. #12
    Walk On
    Points: 9,015, Level: 28
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 335
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Social5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CEO's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    147
    Points
    9,015
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 16

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    Quote Originally Posted by isutoad View Post
    Really nice someone writes the coaches were boozin. That good to have out there.
    What information did you get?


    Last I checked it isn't illegal to have a few drinks, and in my book, this makes our group of coaches much more likeable. I didn't say they were getting smashed, like Tom Herman did last year.


    I talked primarily with Bray so it was a lot of D-Line stuff. The thing he said I found most interesting was that he thinks Steele Jantz will be our starter against Tulsa.



  13. #13
    Prospect
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    3
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    All this food talk is making me Hungry!



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 115,753, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    Cycsk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    9,157
    Points
    115,753
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 323
    Given: 279

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    Quote Originally Posted by CEO View Post
    Last I checked it isn't illegal to have a few drinks, and in my book, this makes our group of coaches much more likeable. I didn't say they were getting smashed, like Tom Herman did last year.


    I talked primarily with Bray so it was a lot of D-Line stuff. The thing he said I found most interesting was that he thinks Steele Jantz will be our starter against Tulsa.


    What did Rhoads say? Anything new?



  15. #15
    Prospect
    Points: 4,900, Level: 20
    Level completed: 63%, Points required for next Level: 150
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran1000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    47
    Points
    4,900
    Level
    20
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: 2012 Coaches Cook Off

    CPR gave the speech that you would expect from him....from the heart & emotional. A speech that made you want to run threw a brick wall when he was done talking. The big piece of info was that the 12,000 sf weight room was the primary focus of the new fball facility. Yancy got everything that he wanted & this was in large part due to the CGC $$$ that is given directly to the fball program.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM