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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedcm View Post
    I'm going to continue buying season tickets, but he better produce next year... I'm sorry, but I don't think that fans are going to be very patient with this hire.
    I'll be patient and I sure as hell won't turn on him after one bad year. Give me a break



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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    The more I read about the guy, the more I like him and the more excited I am for the 09 season. Im still nervous, but after the press conference, I think this guy might be exactly what ISU needs to grow and turn that corner.



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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    Quote Originally Posted by herbicide View Post
    Tempered excitement.

    IMO the hire is better than the Chizik hire, because he actually wants to be here.
    This is exactly what I was thinking. I realize it takes a little more to be a good coach. But when you have a guy that wants to be here, he is gonna give it all he has to fullfill that goal for himself and for Cyclone Nation. This guy sounds down to earth I love it.



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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUDiz13 View Post
    Solid hire. one of the immediate names that came to mind when we were finally rid of Chizik. I'm looking forward to the presser tonight. Did anyone else feel like Jamie tried to inject false excitement in the fan base with the way Chizik was introduced (smoke, helmet, etc). It always just felt Jamie tried hard to sell Chiz to us because he was unsure how the marriage would work. I love how this search was conducted, and I love how he's being introduced. Jamie obviously feels confident in this hire and for good reason. We don't need the smoke and mirrors party introduction, let's just let Paul come in here, do his work, and support him as Cyclone faithful.
    Solid post! Welcome aboard!

    This would have been a nice post to give some rep to, but I've overdone it.


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    I thought this would be a fun thread to resurrect. The day Cyclone Football changed forever.


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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I thought this would be a fun thread to resurrect. The day Cyclone Football changed forever.
    Another awesome thread that I didn't participate in...wish I knew of this place sooner.




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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    3 bowl games in 4 years. I'm so happy!



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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    I just voted yes because I wasn't a member when this was started



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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I thought this would be a fun thread to resurrect. The day Cyclone Football changed forever.
    Good resurrection!!!



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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    I didn't look to see if I posted in this thread and I don't know if I was "Excited" but I said for a long time, what ISU needed was a guy who had a tie to Iowa as a state. A guy who felt at home when he was here and success would keep him happy.



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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    "Extremely excited! In a few years, we will look back at Dec. 20, 2008, as the day our program turned the corner!"--Cloneaholic, the day that Rhoads was hired. Kind of eerie



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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    I remember when people were concerned with the way his hat fit on his head and the concerns about his public speaking. The speaking one is one I especially love now.


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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    My favorite part is everyone spelling his name Rhodes.



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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    I'd do anything for Rhoads that includes a huge donation increase we go 7-5 this year for sure. I'm eating crow and its good



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    Re: Are you Excited about the Hire?

    the key is taking the next step

    6 wins and a low level bowl are going to get old after another year or two

    mac was close and its still crazy to think he led us to a 9 win season


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