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    ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    Sorry if this has been posted or those that already knew.

    http://football.hawkmania.com/2008/0...iowa-nebraska/


    I guess I hope he goes to Arkansas, since we dont play them.


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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    Yeah, Arkansas would be great. This will be the only time I root for Petrino.



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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    My neighbor, who recently moved back to Arkansas, was the razorback Mascot in college. He even went up to Bristol, Conn and was in an ESPN commercial. We went down and visited them recently and saw the campus etc. Ive kindve adopted them as a secondary team. I wear there gear from time to time.


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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    "We never wanted him anyways..."



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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    I don't think we were ever under serious consideration for him.



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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    I think we were the first to offer quite a while ago, but I never saw anything that indicated he was taking us seriously.


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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    If you read the article and the other article about Drew Clark (different thread) they both just brush off the bad publicity and say "Kirk will take care of it" thats a lot of faith from those kids when nothing has really played out yet. Whether it be ill guided or not, i hope they dont get burned...



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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    Quote Originally Posted by jonesy429 View Post
    If you read the article and the other article about Drew Clark (different thread) they both just brush off the bad publicity and say "Kirk will take care of it" thats a lot of faith from those kids when nothing has really played out yet. Whether it be ill guided or not, i hope they dont get burned...
    Kirk won't be there to see them graduate, so they aren't worrying too much about him in their future anyway.



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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    Looks like the oline for EIU will be bare when he is ready to run if he goes Iowa.


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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    Some interesting quotes from that article. Author seems to be pretty much spot-on:

    Brandon said that when he was on his last visit to Iowa, he and his parents sat down with coach Kirk Ferentzand asked what was going on with all the legal troubles.
    “He couldn’t really explain it that well to us. He just said it was the kids’ choices and they’re trying to resolve it,” Wegher said.

    You have to wonder, though, if David Barrent’s decision Monday to pull his commitment from Iowa in favor of Michigan State had anything to do with the situation in Iowa City. Maybe he felt like Ferentz’s days are numbered. Maybe he didn’t want to join a program that appears, from the outside, to be falling apart.


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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    Wegher is probably smart not to come to Ames. He would be competing with ARob, Bo Williams, Jeremiah Schwartz, and now Blankenship for playing time. His odds of playing at Iowa are much, much better right now IMO.



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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    Quote Originally Posted by isugcs View Post
    "We never wanted him anyways..."
    As a Heelan Alum I sure did. Oh well, we'll be just fine without Brandon.


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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    As a Heelan Alum I sure did. Oh well, we'll be just fine without Brandon.
    One man cannot make a football team, thus one man cannot break a football team.

    However, I can certainly understand your personal desire to see him in the cardinal and gold.



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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    Quote Originally Posted by CrossCyed View Post
    I don't think we were ever under serious consideration for him.
    Signing day is in February. If Chizik puts together a good season, "serious consideration" might materialize.



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    Re: ISU not in Wegher's final 5 schools

    His loss. IMO ISU's immediate future is brighter than both iowa's and Nebraska's.


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