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    Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    Jokingly, on a conversation with his wife on an Iowa highway after being offered the Auburn job: "So I looked at my wife and said, 'Hey, we've got a chance to go back to Auburn.' So my wife's trying to act cool. She says, 'You know what, that's a great idea. Let's pray about it.' I'm thinking, it's 12 degrees out there. There ain't a lot to pray about. So we head down the highway, get to the house, we walk in there toward the spot we usually pray at. She goes right and I take off to the left and she says, 'Where are you going?' I say, 'You go pray, I'll go pack.'"

    And I kid you not, here's what the writer says:
    "Some other [turd] nuggets from Chizik during the dinner and a short interview just beforehand:"
    Auburn's Gene Chizik talks about quarterbacks, the Tiger Prowl and expectations during Baldwin County visit - The Auburn Beat - al.com



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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    I'm not going to lie, that is actually pretty funny, whether you like him or not.



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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    Quote Originally Posted by price26 View Post
    I'm not going to lie, that is actually pretty funny, whether you like him or not.
    She then took her kid out of school telling him, "your sick."



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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    Maybe a little obsessed about Chizik?


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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    Quote Originally Posted by Longhorns3131 View Post
    Maybe a little obsessed about Chizik?
    Nah, my cousin's son is in his grade and went to school with him. It was a pretty funny story. He came home and said, "(chizik's son) went home sick today but I dont think he was sick." The story became official about an hour after.



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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    It sounds like Chizik chized God



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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    Quote Originally Posted by jaretac View Post
    It sounds like Chizik chized God
    ziiing. you'll be here all week?



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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    Quote Originally Posted by jaretac View Post
    It sounds like Chizik chized God
    For "The Chizik" Pride comes before the Fall, which comes before the Winter which he fears greatly, but apparently not God.



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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    Quote Originally Posted by Longhorns3131 View Post
    Maybe a little obsessed about Chizik?
    No, more like disgusted and appalled. And thankful. Very, very thankful he is gone.


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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    I wouldn't say I'm thankful he is gone but I do think Paul is a better fit at ISU. I really do believe Chizik would have done better in year 3.



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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    Quote Originally Posted by Haverhill View Post
    I wouldn't say I'm thankful he is gone but I do think Paul is a better fit at ISU. I really do believe Chizik would have done better in year 3.

    I would hope so because him and his assistants sucked in year 2.



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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    On what he looks for when hiring assistant coaches: "There are three things and you can't miss on any of the three. The first thing is, I've got an 8-year-old son. Which one of these guys that I'm going to interview do I want my son to play for? ... I want to know who that guy is. He's got to be good enough to be around my son. The second thing I ask is, how good is he when it comes to coaching football? The third thing I ask - and it's not necessarily in this order - is can he and will he get his hands dirty, and walk into a school and say, 'Tell me who your best player is,' and know beyond a shadow of a doubt that he's going to get him? I have to hire a guy who has those three qualities. And in this day and age -- there's too many good players, there's too many good coaches and teams out there -- you cannot afford to go 1-3. You can't have a guy who can recruit, but can't coach. You can't have a guy who can coach, but can't recruit. And you dang sure don't want a guy you don't want your son around."

    Where was this line of thinking when he was here?


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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    Quote Originally Posted by ShopTalk View Post
    Jokingly, on a conversation with his wife on an Iowa highway after being offered the Auburn job: "So I looked at my wife and said, 'Hey, we've got a chance to go back to Auburn.' So my wife's trying to act cool. She says, 'You know what, that's a great idea. Let's pray about it.' I'm thinking, it's 12 degrees out there. There ain't a lot to pray about. So we head down the highway, get to the house, we walk in there toward the spot we usually pray at. She goes right and I take off to the left and she says, 'Where are you going?' I say, 'You go pray, I'll go pack.'"

    And now that they've arrived at Auburn, she should be the one doing the unpacking and he should be the one doing the praying.


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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    Hmmm, I thought it was his candy *** that couldn't take it here.



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    Re: Chizik's Cold Blood can't take Iowa Winters

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonestate View Post
    And now that they've arrived at Auburn, she should be the one doing the unpacking and he should be the one doing the praying.
    I wouldn't unpack EVERYTHING if I were her, just the essentials.



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