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    One Year Ago Today...

    One year ago today, we shocked the entire nation. We upset the nationally ranked #2 team, and ruined their national title hopes. With that win, we became bowl eligible for the second time in three years.

    Since that game, it has no doubt been a rocky road. We just now think that we have finally found a starting quarterback. There have been talks of firing Coach Messingham after one year, and from a very select few, talk of firing Rhoads. A year ago, tomorrow morning, everyone knew that Rhoads was the right man for the job. Rhoads is the epitome of the passion, loyalty, and dedication to and for the program and school.

    One year ago today, we learned how, "passion has a funny way of trumping logic," and how, in football, "the results don't always add up." That means that anything can happen on any given day, and more often than not, our passion and dedication can trump any team, no matter how strong they look on paper.
    Note: Quotes are from youtube video below

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHfAgw46sk4



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    Re: One Year Ago Today...

    November 18th 2011 never forget!



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    Re: One Year Ago Today...

    November 18th. The place where national title hopes go do die.



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    Re: One Year Ago Today...

    "Nearly a four touchdown underdog was Iowa State, and now ready to shock the college football world."

    "Woody. Touchdown they did it!"


    I don't care if you are black or white I don't care if you're rich or poor
    I don't care where you come from whether its Texas Florida, California or
    right here in the state of Iowa. I don't care about any of that.
    But what I did care about was moving forward from that day on
    that we were one team. That we were unified and we were one team.
    And you have bought into it hook, line and sinker
    And for that, men, I am so proud

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    Re: One Year Ago Today...

    How will it be topped?

    11/18/10 I retired on my 55th birthday. Party, lunch, left with a big-*** smile a mile wide.
    11/18/11 Another big birthday surprise with the win over OSU; I smiled the whole weekend wearing the Cardinal and Gold.
    11/18/12 How are we going to top the last two?


    No matter what, I could NEVER cheer for Dirt and Urine.

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    Re: One Year Ago Today...

    Weeden had the same exact look on his face after the Cowboys game today. This day has not been kind to him and both my favorite teams have capitalize



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    Re: One Year Ago Today...

    that was a good day :)



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    Re: One Year Ago Today...

    And one year ago, I thought we found our future Quarterback, only to go wth at the Pinstripe Bowl. This time I hope Super Sammy is the real deal.


    "We are first and foremost an educational institution that values integrity, honesty and treating others with fairness and respect".

    -ISU President Gregory Geoffroy; circa May 2003.

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