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    Re: Van De Velde fired again.

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone13 View Post
    I wish he could go to EIU and become AD there....
    Why their AD isn't much better.


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    Re: Van De Velde fired again.

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    He was a good accountant and didn't cost much.
    He has a physical education degree. Accountant he is NOt


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    Re: Van De Velde fired again.

    Quote Originally Posted by jmb View Post
    He has a physical education degree. Accountant he is NOt
    He was good with numbers.


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    Re: Van De Velde fired again.

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    He was good with numbers.
    Clearly not.

    or by good with numbers you mean "20 push-ups, 30 jacks, and. 15 burpees"


    As far as depth goes though, the combination of White, Woodbury, Olaseni, Basabe, and Uthoff is much better than Niang, Ejim, Edozie, Gibson. Not because of the top 2, but because of the next 2 or 3. -DeanVogs

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    Re: Van De Velde fired again.

    Quote Originally Posted by jmb View Post
    Clearly not.

    or by good with numbers you mean "20 push-ups, 30 jacks, and. 15 burpees"
    At the time that is what people claimed.


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    Re: Van De Velde fired again.

    Quote Originally Posted by NobodyBeatsCy View Post
    I'll never forget when he was my seat mate on a flight from Atlanta to Des Moines, and he actually pulled out his budget to show me what he had to work with. It was a somewhat uncomfortable flight.
    Wow. I bet.



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    Re: Van De Velde fired again.

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    Why their AD isn't much better.
    Couldn't agree more with that. I LOVE it when we have the edge over EIU. Better AD, better fb coach, mbb coach, the list goes on and on. The best part is that the hawk know it deep down in their cold hearts, it just hurts to acknowledge it.



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    Re: Van De Velde fired again.

    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    While at ISU, I met with Bvdv on multiple occassions about casting a bronze statue to commemorate Cael Sanderson's accomplishments (159-0 and still at ISU). While the statue idea may look like a bust in hindsight, Bruce wasn't willing to invest in capturing the spirit and the excitement.

    The man has no vision and couldn't sell ice water to people in hell.
    I just write BVD and call him Mr. Underpants. Anyone remember BVD brand undies?


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    Re: Van De Velde fired again.

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    Him and that damn budget. If he would have tried to find ways to make more money he would have had more money to work with. Instead he worried about how he was going to save a penny and almost ran the thing into the ground.
    The man couldn't raise money if it grew on trees it seemed like. Mr. Underpants viewed his role as a care taker, not an innovator like the men who came before and after him.


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    Re: Van De Velde fired again.

    Didn't BVDV used to post here?



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    Re: Van De Velde fired again.

    My buddies were not so happy after LE was fired, so they decided to make a phone call to his actual personal residence as a joke. He actually picked up a phone and spoke to my buddies for few minutes and explained why he had to let LE go. I don't know if he is naive, nice, or just plain stupid.



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    Re: Van De Velde fired again.

    Quote Originally Posted by jmb View Post
    I love his wiki page! The ommissions are yummy...and sad.
    Bruce Van De Velde - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    "Van De Velde was responsible, while at Iowa State University, for hiring Christie Martens (women’s golf)[10] and Christy Johnson-Lynch (volleyball, Big XII Coach of the Year)."
    Funny, no mention of how he stepped on his crank by not bothering to call back a bowl because "they could do better" so his 9-3 football team who were offered a bowl spot sat at home.

    http://espn.go.com/college-football/...3-go-bowl-game


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    La Tech fans seem happy

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