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    Go Get Terry Brands...

    I am not thrilled with the idea of hiring Bono as ISU's new wrestling coach. I think he has done little to prove himself at Chattanooga. You can blame that on the school that he was at, but look at the wrestlers that Tom Brands was able to recruit at Virginia Tech. Good coaches are able to get good recruits, no matter where they are coaching.

    I think Pollard should go after Terry Brands. And based on what I've heard about the relationship between Terry and Tom Brands, I think Terry would at least listen to what Pollard has to say. Not only would Brands bring more intensity into the ISU wrestling room, but it would be great for wrestling to have twin brothers each leading the other's biggest rival, not to mention two of the top programs in the nation.



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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    You can find him at the museum in the evolution of man display. Third from left.


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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    What about the relationship between the two brothers?


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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    Give me a break.



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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    I'd at least give him a call. He may work for $50 a year just for the chance to kick his brother's ***.



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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    Quote Originally Posted by GoCubsGo View Post

    I think Pollard should go after Terry Brands.
    Terry Brands was rumored to have been approached by Penn State and turned them away. Why would he come here?



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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    Terry Brands was rumored to have been approached by Penn State and turned them away. Why would he come here?

    He "turned them away" for the same reason Koll did. Because their number one choice accepted.



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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    No way- no Brands.



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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    You can find him at the museum in the evolution of man display. Third from left.
    This is sooo funny!



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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyco2000 View Post
    He "turned them away" for the same reason Koll did. Because their number one choice accepted.
    That's not the timeline I get; Koll and Brands were in conversations with Penn State prior to Sanderson. I understand Koll was the number one choice.



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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    That's not the timeline I get; Koll and Brands were in conversations with Penn State prior to Sanderson. I understand Koll was the number one choice.
    If I read you correctly, then, why would Koll come to ISU after turning down Penn State?

    I know you didn't bring Koll's name up. Other people have, however.



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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    Quote Originally Posted by sclotz View Post
    What about the relationship between the two brothers?
    They supposedly can't stand each other.



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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyrocks View Post
    If I read you correctly, then, why would Koll come to ISU after turning down Penn State?

    I know you didn't bring Koll's name up. Other people have, however.

    his father coached here.



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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyrocks View Post
    If I read you correctly, then, why would Koll come to ISU after turning down Penn State?

    I know you didn't bring Koll's name up. Other people have, however.
    I did bring Koll's name up. You make sense, but for god's sake, THE WORST THAT CAN HAPPEN is that Koll (or anyone else) says "no thank you, but I appreciate the interest."



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    Re: Go Get Terry Brands...

    Quote Originally Posted by GoCubsGo View Post
    They supposedly can't stand each other.
    You could be right, but what has Terry Brands done to warrant being ISU's coach -- other than he and his brother, who just happens to coach at Iowa -- can't get along?

    I thought ISU went this route when Bobby Douglas was hired from ASU. Douglas knocked off Gable's teams once or twice and everyone thought he would be the savior of ISU wrestling.

    I don't want to bring in a coach whose primary goal is "just to beat" Iowa. I want to bring in a coach who wants to beat everyone.



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