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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyGuy5 View Post
    i have to say, yes. pretty much all game i was wondering where the heck our linebackers were.
    Two years now it will take six games to have our linebackers play in the right spot.


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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

    Quote Originally Posted by deadeyededric View Post
    Is it time to blame the Head Coach?
    It is time. We are going backwards like Dan did.


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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

    Quote Originally Posted by StPaulCyclone View Post
    No. He needs an offense that can score more than 57 yds in a half. His defense spent the whole game on the field again. Rhoads has yet to field a consistent offense in his era.
    That defense failed even when the offense was only kind of bad.
    I could go either way on this. Wally definitely isn't getting the job done, which goes for everyone associated with the program.


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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post

    I still think he's a great defensive mind, but he won't ever have another good defense here at Iowa State before he retires.
    What was the good defense that he had previously?



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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

    Quote Originally Posted by SheldonCooper View Post
    What was the good defense that he had previously?
    All of the ones prior to Knott going down were overall good enough, and would have been better with support from the offense and in a different conference. More importantly it did not feel like they were under-preforming.



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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCloned View Post
    I know he is a great FB mind, but the defense as a whole and the LBers that he coaches have been very suspect for the last 2 years. The DL play was not great today either, but you could see LBers running to the wrong place on both really long runs today.
    I'll give him until the end of the year to make progress. If I see the same **** today or if we give up 50 to anyone I'm calling for his head.



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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    All of the ones prior to Knott going down were overall good enough, and would have been better with support from the offense and in a different conference. More importantly it did not feel like they were under-preforming.
    Was it that his defenses overall were that good or was it that Knott/Klein covered up a lot of issues that came to the surface when we no longer had someone of their talent?



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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

    Quote Originally Posted by deadeyededric View Post
    Is it time to blame the Head Coach?
    It's time to at least consider the notion.



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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Was it that his defenses overall were that good or was it that Knott/Klein covered up a lot of issues that came to the surface when we no longer had someone of their talent?
    The second one, especially Knott. Since he went down, we've only won 5 games, with 3 being Kansas.


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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Stop. Everyone knew the defense would be bad this year. Young and inexperienced.

    The offense was supposed to be better. It is not.
    We did the earn a Bottom 10 ranking last week. The article noted an inexperienced and weak defense. I had no idea it would true.



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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WoolyBully View Post

    I noticed earlier that we have 30 OL, probably 20 WR and we have 6 DT/NGs. I know it is suppose to be hard to get good DTs, but I would take the guys from NDSU, and would have been glad to come to ISU.
    Do you feel that the Bison players would go to ISU just because our program is bigger? I do not. We have a long way to go, to get players to want to come here. It's been an uphill battle for all our coaches, and it just seems to get worse every year.

    NDSU is a top notch program, and players want to play there.



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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Was it that his defenses overall were that good or was it that Knott/Klein covered up a lot of issues that came to the surface when we no longer had someone of their talent?
    That is like asking is Hoiberg that good or did getting players like White, Kane, and Georges cover up what we saw in Year 1?
    Most coaches are not good if they have inferior talent and get better with better players. Given Knott, Klein, Georges, Smith etc were not major recruits or even what most programs consider overly talented, and were only one or two players out of 11, I'd say it was Wally. Look at what he did in Year 1 compared to what those guys did under Bolt. The fact that if you give him even a couple good players he can put out a serviceable defense is impressive. I'd like to see this defense in Game 6 with Coe, Irving, Ayeni, Iron, and Cotton-Moya.



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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyCloned View Post

    Do you feel that the Bison players would go to ISU just because our program is bigger? I do not. We have a long way to go, to get players to want to come here. It's been an uphill battle for all our coaches, and it just seems to get worse every year.

    NDSU is a top notch program, and players want to play there.
    Nonsense.

    There is no football player on planet Earth that is worth a flying **** that would turn down a full ride to a Power 5 conference school over an offer from ANY lower-tier program in America. Iowa has basically built their program on stealing kids from UNI and MAC schools.



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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

    How bad must J Harris be at LB? We were getting gashed and the juco doesn't even see the field and his specialty is run stopping and supposedly knocking your teeth out as CPR put it.



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    Re: Is it time for Wally to retire?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    That defense failed even when the offense was only kind of bad.
    I could go either way on this. Wally definitely isn't getting the job done, which goes for everyone associated with the program.
    Both were bad.


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