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    Re: When does Paul Rhoads finally start being criticized???

    Quote Originally Posted by Hugs4ISU View Post
    Last year (and the year before that): all kinds of criticism of Tom Herman from ISU fans for problems with the offense.

    This year: all kinds of criticism of Messingham from ISU fans for problems with the offense.

    When does Paul Rhoads finally start being criticized for the problems with the offense? HE IS THE HEAD COACH! He hired Herman and Messingham. Ultimately, the criticism is on him.
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    Re: When does Paul Rhoads finally start being criticized???

    It is pretty pathetic that 6-6 gets you into a bowl game. Actually, it's very pathetic. But we'll take it. At least we had a really difficult schedule. It wasn't easy to get to 6 wins with our schedule.

    But we will be going to a crappy bowl, which is exactly what we deserve IMO. Still better than being a Hawkeye fan right now.



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    Re: When does Paul Rhoads finally start being criticized???

    Quote Originally Posted by klamath632 View Post
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    Re: When does Paul Rhoads finally start being criticized???

    Ewww smells like a troll in here, someone get the febreze.


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    Re: When does Paul Rhoads finally start being criticized???

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    It is pretty pathetic that 6-6 gets you into a bowl game. Actually, it's very pathetic. But we'll take it. At least we had a really difficult schedule. It wasn't easy to get to 6 wins with our schedule.

    But we will be going to a crappy bowl, which is exactly what we deserve IMO. Still better than being a Hawkeye fan right now.
    Dude I know.

    6-5 was like, sooooooo much better back in the day.

    Good thing all of those 6-5 teams always won their bowls, I'd hate to find out that 6-6 teams have been playing in bowls all along.



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    Re: When does Paul Rhoads finally start being criticized???

    I'll criticize Rhoads for one thing. This staff overvalues experience. I am sold on that, especially at skill positions. Even though Richardson didn't have a great game today, he still put on a performance worthy of winning the football game which is more than we can say for the others. We have heard all along that he doesn't run as well but we saw different today. I do question not going with Richardson earlier ACCORDING TO ONLY what I have seen, which are games. I don't see practice. Bundrage is another example. He should be a starter and the passing offense needed to involve him more, especially when Lenz was hurt. In the end, our guys were in spots to make plays, even on the Austin TD. Coaches can't make plays. I will still question Messingham but that is outside the topic of the thread.


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    Re: When does Paul Rhoads finally start being criticized???

    An ISU fan saying they hate 6-6 bowl teams is like me saying I hate myself for being a middle class white guy.


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    Re: When does Paul Rhoads finally start being criticized???

    From a guy who hasn't read anything but the title of the OP...

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    Re: When does Paul Rhoads finally start being criticized???

    Part of tonight's Wheel of Fortune puzzle spelled ANALS...until the contestant selected a "C".

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    Re: When does Paul Rhoads finally start being criticized???

    Quote Originally Posted by Hugs4ISU View Post
    If it was me, 6-6 would not get any team into a Bowl Game. It is an insult to Bowl Games that 6-6 teams get into them.
    So is it up to you?


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    Re: When does Paul Rhoads finally start being criticized???

    Hey, guys - while I understand the sentiments, personal attacks flat-out aren't allowed.

    Closing thread.


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