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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    If any of you think that McCarney would come here as a coordinator you are delusional.


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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    I'll probably be the only one to think this, but I'm not sold on Shane taking over the reigns for his father, if or when Wally leaves at the end of the year.



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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    I'll probably be the only one to think this, but I'm not sold on Shane taking over the reigns for his father, if or when Wally leaves at the end of the year.
    At this stage, I'd likely prefer someone with experience.


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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    Quote Originally Posted by CysRage View Post
    10 seconds left in the game, down by 6, 4th down and the Cyclones have the ball on the opponent 2 yard line with a Big 12 Championship berth on the line. Punts.
    Why not have our best player on the field in that situation?



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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    Quote Originally Posted by Incyte View Post
    If any of you think that McCarney would come here as a coordinator you are delusional.
    to work for the AD that fired him..:0



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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Would Mac even consider coming back as a DC?

    Seems like a slap in the face a bit, but he was a pretty good DC at Wisconsin before he was the HC here.


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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    Please no Dan McCarney.



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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    Please no Dan McCarney.
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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    It's worth pointing out Shane has roughly the same resume as Mess. Iowa State is his first Division 1-A school to coach at. From what I've seen he's never been a defensive coordinator either.

    I'm not saying he won't be a good DC someday, just pointing out facts that show how little we know about his ability in that area.



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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    Quote Originally Posted by redrocker View Post
    I thought that before even seeing your post. I would take that.
    He has never coached offense in his illustrious career. Hell when he was d coordinator at UW, Alvarez would not let him make play calls for the unit he was in charge of.



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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    I'll probably be the only one to think this, but I'm not sold on Shane taking over the reigns for his father, if or when Wally leaves at the end of the year.
    I don't really disagree with you on this but I think we can get away with him learning a little on the job because PR is a defensive mind and could help him along. That wouldn't bother me too much.


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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    Quote Originally Posted by Luth4Cy View Post
    It's worth pointing out Shane has roughly the same resume as Mess. Iowa State is his first Division 1-A school to coach at. From what I've seen he's never been a defensive coordinator either.

    I'm not saying he won't be a good DC someday, just pointing out facts that show how little we know about his ability in that area.
    I'll take no experience over experience showing you don't really know what you're doing.


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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tre4ISU View Post
    I'll take no experience over experience showing you don't really know what you're doing.
    Is it possible that there are options besides those two?
    I don't think either of those sounds very promising.


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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    I don't really think he'd do it (I would assume he hates Pollard), but I do think he could be a competent DC for someone if that was what he wanted to do.


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    Re: Take this for what it's worth but...

    Quote Originally Posted by Luth4Cy View Post
    It's worth pointing out Shane has roughly the same resume as Mess. Iowa State is his first Division 1-A school to coach at. From what I've seen he's never been a defensive coordinator either.

    I'm not saying he won't be a good DC someday, just pointing out facts that show how little we know about his ability in that area.
    Fair point. But the popular understanding seems to be that Wally is grooming Shane for the position ... with PR's tacit approval. Right move or wrong, it seems like the likely one and should not surprise us when it happens.



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