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    Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    The DP is doing a big12 team each day, today was ISU, nice to pop open the local paper and see a color picture with the ISU helmet front and center... interesting tidbits about a huge game Rhoads was a part of a couple years ago while at Pitt (something I was unaware of anyway).

    Rhoads rebuilding Cyclones - The Denver Post


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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    Good article.... I hadn't stopped to think that Rhoads was the one who shut down Rich Rod at WV.... Consider me a fan


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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    Actually one of the best, most well-researched, well-rounded articles I have seen. The author takes no shots at Iowa State, and actually seems to show respect for what Rhoads and co. are trying to achieve.



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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    Quote Originally Posted by cardinal&gold View Post
    Actually one of the best, most well-researched, well-rounded articles I have seen. The author takes no shots at Iowa State, and actually seems to show respect for what Rhoads and co. are trying to achieve.
    So...by some people's definitions, he's a homer?!!!




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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    "The first offensive meeting I had (at Iowa State), we asked them, 'How many of you got a scholarship offer from Oklahoma?' " Herman said. "Nobody raised their hand. 'How many from Texas?' Nobody raised their hand. 'How many from Oklahoma State?' Nobody raised their hand.
    They probably very carefully avoided asking "A&M"...

    "I can't begin to thank my lucky stars that we inherited the players we did offensively," Herman said.
    I liked this.




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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    Good find. Author obviously did a little more research then looking at our 2008 record.




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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    Quote Originally Posted by cardinal&gold View Post
    Actually one of the best, most well-researched, well-rounded articles I have seen. The author takes no shots at Iowa State, and actually seems to show respect for what Rhoads and co. are trying to achieve.
    I agree c&g, after reading it, I thought something was wrong, perhaps my vision was failing me for not finding paragraphs of jabs at the ISU program, Ames, and Iowa in general.


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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    Quote Originally Posted by cardinal&gold View Post
    Actually one of the best, most well-researched, well-rounded articles I have seen. The author takes no shots at Iowa State, and actually seems to show respect for what Rhoads and co. are trying to achieve.
    +1



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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    Best article I've read yet from an out-of-state reporter. Loved the fact about Schmidgall.



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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    I like the "did you know" fact about Derec Schmidgall because I definitly did not know that he is the only linebacker in the country that is also the holder on kicks.


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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    great article. Sad to say, but for an overview article, it really puts the Reg in its place. I wish I could find a story with half as much information as this one in the Gazette too.



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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    GREAT ARTICLE. Great research and absolutely no shots to Rhoads at all. The best non iowan preview article ive read so far this year. A+ for the author.


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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    Probably the best positive pre-season article I've read. I did not want to stab my eye with a fork after reading it



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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    yeah, but the author carefully side-stepped our defense. "Remember that Pitt-WVU game? That was awesome... okay- Iowa State's offense may be improved this year..."




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    Re: Yet Another Football Preview article....Denver Post

    Arnaud:

    "I'm so anxious, so excited," he said. "It's been a lifetime. I've been here three years and we've had three losing seasons. I don't think it's going to happen this year."
    Love that attitude!




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