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    Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC?

    This would be a great hire. He is from the upper midwest, has BIG 12 ties, and nobody can disagree with how that OU offense is going. His dad was a head coach at the D-II level and I know he has aspirations of being a head coach some day.



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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC

    I can't see Gene demoting an experienced guy in favor of someone that doesn't have OC experience.



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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC

    Not going to happen.



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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC

    Would be a terrible hire in my opinion if for no other reason that lack of experience.



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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC

    Quote Originally Posted by sdcyfan View Post
    This would be a great hire. He is from the upper midwest, has BIG 12 ties, and nobody can disagree with how that OU offense is going. His dad was a head coach at the D-II level and I know he has aspirations of being a head coach some day.
    I would rather have Major Applewhite, who has been an OC twice with Rice and last year at Alabama. This year he was RB coach back at Texas and assistant head coach as well.

    He also was in the rumor mill as being on staff when Chiz was hired. Would be a huge hire...won't happen, but I'd love it if it did.



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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    I can't see Gene demoting an experienced guy in favor of someone that doesn't have OC experience.
    Gene is not going to be able to get someone who has OC experience at the NCAA BCS-school level. There is nothing about the current state of our program or the fate of the last OC that is going to appeal to any experienced candidate. I don't know anything about Heupel to speculate if he is a good candidate or not, but he's the type of guy we will most likely be getting.


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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC

    Quote Originally Posted by MontyBurns View Post
    Gene is not going to be able to get someone who has OC experience at the NCAA BCS-school level. There is nothing about the current state of our program or the fate of the last OC that is going to appeal to any experienced candidate. I don't know anything about Heupel to speculate if he is a good candidate or not, but he's the type of guy we will most likely be getting.
    He needs experence. There are pleny of DI OCs at non BCS schools that would jump at the chance to move up and with the cash ISU will spend they should beable to lure someone in.


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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC

    Quote Originally Posted by MontyBurns View Post
    Gene is not going to be able to get someone who has OC experience at the NCAA BCS-school level.
    For right now, we do not know that.



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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    Not going to happen.
    Wait and see. I wouldn't be surprised to hear his name mentioned as far as candidates.



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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC

    Quote Originally Posted by sdcyfan View Post
    Wait and see. I wouldn't be surprised to hear his name mentioned as far as candidates.
    I would be surprised if we heard any names of candidates.



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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC

    Quote Originally Posted by SC Cy View Post
    I would be surprised if we heard any names of candidates.
    agree. we are going to hear who he hired and nothing more before or after.

    Just when I thought we would have a few months of little football news......thanks Chizik[/sarcasm]


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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC

    Misleading thread title FTL!



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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC?

    The hires will be about as well known name wise as McFarland and Bolt were when they came in.

    That doesn't mean they won't be great coaches however.



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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC?

    I wish this Thread would die!



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    Re: Josh Heupel, QB coach for OU= New OC?

    I heard that Mike Ditka was going to take the OC job.



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