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    Rhoads rescues hometown program

    Paul Rhoads stays true to his roots in rebuilding the Iowa State football program - College Football News | FOX Sports on MSN

    And so when the Cyclones upset the national championship picture last November, this was more than a 26½-point underdog stepping up big on the national stage. This was more than the first time Iowa State had ever beaten a team ranked in the top six. This was more than an Iowa State middle finger pointed in the general direction of Auburn, Ala. This was Paul Rhoads starting a bit of a winning tradition in a place that’s used to being the underdog.



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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    And so when the Cyclones upset the national championship picture last November, this was more than a 26½-point underdog stepping up big on the national stage. This was more than the first time Iowa State had ever beaten a team ranked in the top six. This was more than an Iowa State middle finger pointed in the general direction of Auburn, Ala.
    Haha, very well written article. Impressive amount of legwork done by the author.



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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    Excellent article, he needs hometown hero part 2 with Freddy before basketball season.



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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    Well written



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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    only the third bowl win in school history.



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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    Thanks for posting, really enjoyed the read. Author gets a a big thumbs up for the effort.



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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    Quote Originally Posted by PabloDiablo View Post
    Thanks for posting, really enjoyed the read. Author gets a a big thumbs up for the effort.
    Agreed, only one big mistake when he said the 2010 team won a bowl game.



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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    They did in 2009, but it was new years so it was close to 2010.



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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    Quote Originally Posted by cyindenver View Post
    They did in 2009, but it was new years so it was close to 2010.

    Maybe the author was watching from Europe where it was already 2010.




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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    Excellent article. good to see some in depth writing and someone doing this newfound thing called research...



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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    That was a surprisingly good read. Thanks for posting



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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    Just a really well written piece that captures exactly the mindset of the Cyclone fan base. I can't ******* wait until tomorrow.



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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    Good, well-written article.



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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    Fantastic article, thanks for sharing!



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    Re: Rhoads rescues hometown program

    That's a local guy writing that piece. Moved from the Register to Fox Sports a couple of years ago.
    Nice guy that happens to be a very good writer.


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