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    You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    Pat Forde of Yahoo put together a reason why each bowl team has a shot at Gruden after this year with his "Gratuitous Gruden Rumors". For us, Gruden takes his "dream job" in Ames after Rhoads leaves for Wisconsin.

    ...Panic!

    Pat also seems to be about the only sports writer out there who doesn't think Tulsa will beat us. His reasoning: we play in the Big 12, duh.

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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    good job good effort on this gem of a thread


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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    Thanks for the back-handed smack to the face *******



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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    You know, I don't think Rhoads is going anywhere, but I really wish he would just come out and say it's not happening before this rumor keeps building steam. Miami's coach already said he isn't going.



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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    You know, I don't think Rhoads is going anywhere, but I really wish he would just come out and say it's not happening before this rumor keeps building steam. Miami's coach already said he isn't going.
    Al Golden has a sick team returning that already won the costal division starting 30+ freshman, too.




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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    does he have starz and offerz?



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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    You know, I don't think Rhoads is going anywhere, but I really wish he would just come out and say it's not happening before this rumor keeps building steam. Miami's coach already said he isn't going.
    It would be nice to hear that he is here for the long haul but in the past we have had that happen and been immediately stabbed in the back.

    I think he may be leaving it alone to not give it any credence. Maybe he feels he doesn't need to dignify it by responding.



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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    You know, I don't think Rhoads is going anywhere, but I really wish he would just come out and say it's not happening before this rumor keeps building steam. Miami's coach already said he isn't going.
    Rhoads will probably be rumored to go somewhere every year he's here at ISU from here on. We've already seen it actually. If he comes out and says he's not going to Wisconsin then he'll have to say that for every job he's "rumored" for just to prevent a panic in Ames. I would guess we probably won't hear anything from him.


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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    If you can't already see CPR's commitment level to Iowa State, then nothing he can say will alleviate your fears.



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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    More complete (and less inflammatory) excerpt:

    Who wins: Same team that won in September. Iowa State 27, Tulsa 24. Big 12 still better than C-USA.
    Gratuitous Gruden rumor: When Paul Rhoads emerges as the leading candidate at Wisconsin, the path will be clear for Gruden to take his dream job in Ames. That’s hard to type with a straight face.



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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    You know, I don't think Rhoads is going anywhere, but I really wish he would just come out and say it's not happening before this rumor keeps building steam. Miami's coach already said he isn't going.
    When Ferentz was the golden child hawk fans said the same thing. That was many years ago and now they can't get rid of him.



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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    The only way Paul Rhoads EVER leaves Iowa State is if we fire him, or he retires from football.


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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    CPR is classy, so my biggest fear right now is that he would keep it quiet until after the bowl game. Wisky isn't in any hurry to make an announcement as Barry stepped in to coach the bowl. If wisky doesn't have a name before we play our bowl game, I'm going to be very worried.


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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    Quote Originally Posted by BKLYNCyclone View Post
    CPR is classy, so my biggest fear right now is that he would keep it quiet until after the bowl game. Wisky isn't in any hurry to make an announcement as Barry stepped in to coach the bowl. If wisky doesn't have a name before we play our bowl game, I'm going to be very worried.
    That is why the solitude from Wiscy is a little troubling. They must be going after a bowl coach.


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    Re: You heard it here first folks: Jon Gruden to ISU!

    Quote Originally Posted by BKLYNCyclone View Post
    CPR is classy, so my biggest fear right now is that he would keep it quiet until after the bowl game. Wisky isn't in any hurry to make an announcement as Barry stepped in to coach the bowl. If wisky doesn't have a name before we play our bowl game, I'm going to be very worried.
    I don't see how it's in any school's best interest to be mum on who their coach will be if they have one lined up. Knowing which coach you'll be playing for tends to be a big deal to recruits...



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