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    Barney may have a job

    On Lincoln TV tonight, the lead story was about Pelini. THE top story in the whole state! I know pretty sad.

    But there was some humor in it about the new coaching staff. On D side (Pelini will call the D plays) will be Marvin Sanders, which was a given for quite awhile.

    And.... And... Barney Cotton may be hired on the O side

    Quite a change from Callahan to Barney Ball



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    Re: Barney may have a job

    anyone who hires cotton on a D-1 team shouldnt be coaching in the first place


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    Re: Barney may have a job

    Barney is a great fit at nebraska...They too can have plays that every single person in the stadium knows is coming.


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    Re: Barney may have a job

    He was liked last time around in Nebraska. He coaches power football that is liked in Nebraska. Nebraska fans dont care if they know what is coming as long as they win. His style of FB will work if you have the athletes to make it work.



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    Re: Barney may have a job

    I think we saw against Mizzou in 06 what Barney could do when allowed to run his own style of offense. He was shackled by Dan and forced to run someone else's offense.



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    Re: Barney may have a job

    What does this mean for his son? Will he go to Nebraska also?


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    Re: Barney may have a job

    i would guess he decommits from louisville yes. and then everyone WILL be able to call every offensive play...pass to the tight end


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    Re: Barney may have a job

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    I think we saw against Mizzou in 06 what Barney could do when allowed to run his own style of offense. He was shackled by Dan and forced to run someone else's offense.
    Seriously where do some of you people come up with this stuff?!?!?!

    I was with ISU for 5 years, saw 3 O-coords and not once did I see or hear coach Mac call a play or trump the O-coord's call. The O-coord's called all plays to their liking based on the game plans the whole Offensive staff came up with.



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    Re: Barney may have a job

    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    Seriously where do some of you people come up with this stuff?!?!?!

    I was with ISU for 5 years, saw 3 O-coords and not once did I see or hear coach Mac call a play or trump the O-coord's call. The O-coord's called all plays to their liking based on the game plans the whole Offensive staff came up with.

    Aahhhhh - the joys of the anonymous chatboard. Say whatever you want and pass it along as fact.



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    Re: Barney may have a job

    Quote Originally Posted by SpokaneCY View Post
    Aahhhhh - the joys of the anonymous chatboard. Say whatever you want and pass it along as fact.
    I think I tend to believe him since he PLAYED for Mac.


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    Re: Barney may have a job

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    I think I tend to believe him since he PLAYED for Mac.
    lol, not a good enough source...


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    Re: Barney may have a job

    My sources say that Mac never really had any other coaches, but did everything himself. Everyone else was there just in case his first plan failed, so they could be fired when he decided he needed a scapegoat.



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    Re: Barney may have a job

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonelifer View Post
    On Lincoln TV tonight, the lead story was about Pelini. THE top story in the whole state! I know pretty sad.

    But there was some humor in it about the new coaching staff. On D side (Pelini will call the D plays) will be Marvin Sanders, which was a given for quite awhile.

    And.... And... Barney Cotton may be hired on the O side

    Quite a change from Callahan to Barney Ball
    Well, Barney wouldn't be O coordinator would he...just o-line coach. Anyway, what is the big deal about it being THE top story...I only wish ISU got that kind of press. Believe me whenever Iowa hires a new coach it will be at the top of every news feed in the state.



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    Quote Originally Posted by jumbopackage View Post
    My sources say that Mac never really had any other coaches, but did everything himself. Everyone else was there just in case his first plan failed, so they could be fired when he decided he needed a scapegoat.
    My sources tell me if it wasn't for all his assistants holding him back Mac would have at least 4 national titles. Now he is biding his time until USC or Texas or Notre Dame opens up to prove to the world he is the greatest.



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    Re: Barney may have a job

    Fans who blame the assistants are just silly. Are they really asserting that as head coach, he has nothing to say about what his assistants do -

    Personally, I don't CARE who the assistants are; the head coach is IN CHARGE and responsible for EVERYTHING that happens on the field.


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