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    Rhoads discusses today's signees

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    Paul Rhoads Talks 2013 Early Enrollees - Iowa State University Athletics Official Web Site - www.CYCLONES.com - The home of Iowa State Cyclone Sports



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    Re: Rhoads discusses today's signees

    "...because I can..." I love that CPR is rocking the Liberty Bowl hat already during the first interview.


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    Re: Rhoads discusses today's signees

    those cyclone.tv clips never play well for me, they always spend the entire time buffering.

    did he say anything interesting?



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    Re: Rhoads discusses today's signees

    The only real thing is it doesn't look they intend on WImberly, Bibbs or Meeks redshirting. Meeks was perhaps a little more questionable there but he referenced Miller and what he did when enrolling early.


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    Re: Rhoads discusses today's signees

    I'm okay with recruits good enough to play right away



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    Re: Rhoads discusses today's signees

    Quote Originally Posted by Tre4ISU View Post
    The only real thing is it doesn't look they intend on WImberly, Bibbs or Meeks redshirting. Meeks was perhaps a little more questionable there but he referenced Miller and what he did when enrolling early.
    Yep that was what I gathered as well. When we first signed Bibbs and Wimberly, I thought they would redshirt due to the SRs we have at their positions, but now after you see the schools who wanted them as December came and listening to Rhoads it is obvious we consider them both far too good to redshirt.



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    Re: Rhoads discusses today's signees

    While there, y'all should watch he 40th anniversary clip. Some awesome video of the ISU vs Georgia Tech game.



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    Re: Rhoads discusses today's signees

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    those cyclone.tv clips never play well for me, they always spend the entire time buffering.

    did he say anything interesting?
    He said "buffering"


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    Re: Rhoads discusses today's signees

    Quote Originally Posted by NickTheGreat View Post
    I'm okay with recruits good enough to play right away
    Totally agree. Seems like I always read on here how people are excited when we redshirt a lot of our guys. I get more excited when a kid can come in and play right away -- especially now that we've got better players in the program.



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    Quote Originally Posted by CysMyGuy View Post
    Totally agree. Seems like I always read on here how people are excited when we redshirt a lot of our guys. I get more excited when a kid can come in and play right away -- especially now that we've got better players in the program.
    Playing right away is different than playing special teams right away. I would love another year of Knott, Klein, George, reeves, ect. Look at what an advantage Brun will be next year. If they can start I have no problems not redshirting them (Lazard for example).



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    Quote Originally Posted by Skidoosh View Post
    While there, y'all should watch he 40th anniversary clip. Some awesome video of the ISU vs Georgia Tech game.
    40th Anniversary of the 1972 Liberty Bowl - Iowa State University Athletics Official Web Site - www.CYCLONES.com - The home of Iowa State Cyclone Sports

    I was going to post the same thing! Great video with a little bit of ISU history.



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    Re: Rhoads discusses today's signees

    Slightly off topic but how did we get a bowl invite in 1972?
    5-5-1 record?

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    Re: Rhoads discusses today's signees

    does he use the phrase, "this is the best class we've signed."



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    Re: Rhoads discusses today's signees

    Quote Originally Posted by Boxerdaddy View Post
    Slightly off topic but how did we get a bowl invite in 1972?
    5-5-1 record?
    The rule is technically .500 winning percentage, IIRC. The elimination of ties has just made that de facto six wins.

    Either that or I suppose the eligibility rules have changed over time.


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