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    Blythe Interview

    anyone catch his halftime interview on mediacom?

    favorite memories from iowa state.....

    His very first answer is BEATING IOWA!

    I knew there was a reason I loved this guy as a cyclone! we need to get him on the staff asap!



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    Re: Blythe Interview

    Quote Originally Posted by CyPride View Post
    anyone catch his halftime interview on mediacom?

    favorite memories from iowa state.....

    His very first answer is BEATING IOWA!

    I knew there was a reason I loved this guy as a cyclone! we need to get him on the staff asap!
    Well, we'd have to steal him away from Valley


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    Re: Blythe Interview

    That's great, but I'd rather have him reference a bowl game he played in or something. It's great to win a rivalry game, but I'd rather have bowl wins or conference championships.


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    Blythe interview prior to game

    Todd did a nice job but I get tired of our guys saying that beating Iowa is the biggest thrill of their careers. That kind of mindset is a recipe for mediocrity.


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    Re: Blythe interview prior to game

    Quote Originally Posted by jamestaylor View Post
    Todd did a nice job but I get tired of our guys saying that beating Iowa is the biggest thrill of their careers. That kind of mindset is a recipe for mediocrity.
    I agree. The sooner we quit playing this worthless game and move on the better.



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    Re: Blythe interview prior to game

    The accomplishment of beating Iowa should maybe not be the pinnacle, but you can't deny that the atmosphere of the rivalry with Iowa is tough to match. It's gotta feel good to walk into Jack Trice with that crowd behind you and take it to your teams biggest rival.



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    Re: Blythe interview prior to game

    Did he really say that? I would have thought beating Texas A & M at their house would have been. That was a great game for him.



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    Re: Blythe interview prior to game

    Quote Originally Posted by jamestaylor View Post
    Todd did a nice job but I get tired of our guys saying that beating Iowa is the biggest thrill of their careers. That kind of mindset is a recipe for mediocrity.
    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...interview.html

    What was wrong with that?



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    Re: Blythe interview prior to game

    Did you ever consider that it wasn't just the mindset, but the simple fact that we didn't have a bigger win? Did Blythe ever beat Nebraska, OU or UT, or win a January Bowl over a name school?

    Just sayin'.




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    Re: Blythe interview prior to game

    Quote Originally Posted by jamestaylor View Post
    Todd did a nice job but I get tired of our guys saying that beating Iowa is the biggest thrill of their careers. That kind of mindset is a recipe for mediocrity.
    Really? Many Georgia Tech players, if not all, said that beating Georgia was their biggest win last year. Are they mediocre?
    Iowa is our biggest rival - and this is our biggest game. I don't see how that holds us back from beating Nebraska, Mizzou, KU, etc.



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    Re: Blythe interview prior to game

    plus he was there when we beat #8 Iowa in ames. That or the away A&M game was probably the most exciting win of his career....



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    Re: Blythe Interview

    Bowl games are great, and they mean a ton to the program. However, unless it is a really big bowl game against a great opponent, the Iowa game has more behind it from an atmosphere standpoint. This state just gets way more excited for Clones vs. Hawks than it does Clones vs. Miami (OH).



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    Re: Blythe interview prior to game

    lol, well, I'd assume if he ever got to play in a BCS bowl, that would have been it. I don't understand why people are so touchy about Iowa being our rival. It's in state, it's natural to want to beat them. I'll admit that aTm game was awesome, but I still get chills when I think of the 23-3 2005 Iowa game. It's just fun to beat them because you don't run into a lot of aTm fans in Iowa to talk **** to during the year.



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    Re: Blythe Interview

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    Bowl games are great, and they mean a ton to the program. However, unless it is a really big bowl game against a great opponent, the Iowa game has more behind it from an atmosphere standpoint. This state just gets way more excited for Clones vs. Hawks than it does Clones vs. Miami (OH).
    +1. Great answer and couldn't have said it better myself.



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    Re: Blythe Interview

    He should have said the A&M game.



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