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    Interest in CPR

    Was just listing to an interview that 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh did with Coach Rhoads today. They were pressing him on his interest/involvement when the Pitt job was open. During this segment of the interview, CPR mentioned that "several schools approached [him] in the offseason."

    Not necessarily shocking, but this was the first time I had heard CPR explicitly mention this.



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    Re: Interest in CPR

    Its a good thing that other schools want him. Hes here for keeps though.


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    Re: Interest in CPR

    Quote Originally Posted by RustShack View Post
    Hes here for keeps though.
    Well, he's out of gas, he can't go anywhere.



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    Re: Interest in CPR

    Not to hijack the thread but psyclone where do you go in Pittsburgh for games? Moved to Pittsburgh today.



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    Re: Interest in CPR

    Quote Originally Posted by fattgregg View Post
    Not to hijack the thread but psyclone where do you go in Pittsburgh for games? Moved to Pittsburgh today.
    Not in Pittsburgh. I'm in Ankeny, so I drive up to Ames and enjoy the games from section G in JTS.

    I just have some Google alerts set up, so I ran across the interview that way.



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    Re: Interest in CPR

    I think that its nice to know he turned down other opportunities to stay here. Glad we have a coach that enjoys being here.



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    Re: Interest in CPR

    I expect him to have interest from other schools. And as long as he keeps building--both the program, fanbase and facilities--I expect him to stay here.




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    Re: Interest in CPR

    I'd like to know what schools approached him, just out of curiosity.


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    Re: Interest in CPR

    FIU...



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    Re: Interest in CPR

    Quote Originally Posted by isulive2train View Post
    FIU...
    If it's the same AD who hired Isaiah Thomas that may actually not speak well for CPR's skills as a coach.



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    Re: Interest in CPR

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    I expect him to have interest from other schools. And as long as he keeps building--both the program, fanbase and facilities--I expect him to stay here.
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    Re: Interest in CPR

    Didn't Rhoads say he doesn't expect to retire at Iowa State?



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    Re: Interest in CPR

    CPR+Hoiball=me not caring about coaches leaving for a long while. I can't believe how lucky we are to have these too.



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    Re: Interest in CPR

    Quote Originally Posted by wsrgohawks View Post
    Didn't Rhoads say he doesn't expect to retire at Iowa State?


    Ya he did its an honest response. He said the longest he had ever been at one school was 8 years. He also said if he did retire here he would be happy.



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    Re: Interest in CPR

    Quote Originally Posted by wsrgohawks View Post
    Didn't Rhoads say he doesn't expect to retire at Iowa State?
    If you read it in the context of the article he makes it sound like leaving for a better job is less likely than being fired. Either way it would mean he didn't retire here.


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