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    Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik
    AMES, Iowa -- Statement from Iowa State Athletics Director Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik:
    “Gene (Chizik) confirmed for me today that he is accepting the head coaching position at Auburn. I’m disappointed for our Iowa State fans and student-athletes that he has chosen to leave our program after only two seasons. I understand that it (Auburn) is a dream job for him, but the timing and the way it played out has been hurtful and disappointing. Although this is a significant set back, we will get through the challenge because the Iowa State University athletics program is far greater than one person.”



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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    Wow... reading between the lines on that one says a lot. I would love to have a copy of the first draft of that statement.


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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    Short, sweet and to the point. Pretty much what I expected.



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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    I understand that it (Auburn) is a dream job for him, but the timing and the way it played out has been hurtful and disappointing.
    well said jaime



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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    Very professional. Said what he should be saying. Good work.


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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    Very nice letter...and am glad we have JP on board!



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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    Quote Originally Posted by benjay View Post
    well said jaime
    I agree - it's pretty direct. Well said Jamie!



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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    Pretty much sums it up... Funny how chizzlestick said more or less the same thing about Bates earlier in the year... Apparently he lead by example.

    I hope we find someone soon that the players will stay and continue to work for. They, more than anyone, deserve a damn good resolution to this issue.



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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    Now Jamie go get the guy we should have got in the beginning, Turner Gill!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    "The way it played out has been hurtful and disappointing".

    Jamie reads the boards, boys and girls.

    Yesterday, he was spinning with the whole 'thats the qualities we saw' stuff....now he's hurt and disappointed. Um, he knew yesterday this was prob a done deal.

    So that gets back to my 1st point....he knows fans are exploding w/anger right now and is playing to the electorate. This isn't a slam on JP - i think its savvy....



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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    JP needs some cred.



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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    Ah, so it sounds like Gene DID tell JP personally. I had been wondering if maybe his dad or brother called for him.



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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    Well said. Let's hope this move is more hurtful to Auburn than ISU.



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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    I can't imagine how bad JP feels right now...



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    Re: Statement From ISU AD Jamie Pollard on Gene Chizik

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    I can't imagine how mad JP feels right now...
    Fixed and I agree.



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