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    Former Coaching staff

    Now that the season is underway, I am curious as to the coaching locations of last year's staff. I thought the previous staff was in way over their heads, particularly on game day when adjustments have to be made. It appeared that the former head coach hired staff that were friends of his and not necessarily experienced at the BCS level, epecially the off. and def. coordinators. Where are they now?



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    Re: Former Coaching staff

    collecting checks from Iowa State as far as I know. I am sure a few of them took other jobs.



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    Re: Former Coaching staff

    Boulware went to Auburn with Chizik.
    Fountain went somehwere in Alabama.
    Rodgers (WR) is the WR coach for the Broncos.
    Bolt and McFarland are collecting checks as far as I know.



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    Re: Former Coaching staff

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    collecting checks from Iowa State as far as I know. I am sure a few of them took other jobs.
    Are you sure about that? I think when the HC leaves the asst are just screwed.



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    Re: Former Coaching staff

    No they get paid the next calender year. They go year to year. I think we had to pay them one more year of service.



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    Re: Former Coaching staff

    Good ol' boy network continued for Bolt, went to Auburn... but not to coach.

    Wayne Bolt Named Director Of Football Relations At Auburn - AUBURN OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE



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    Re: Former Coaching staff

    Fountain is now Football Operations Coordinator at Auburn: link



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    Re: Former Coaching staff

    Quote Originally Posted by d4nim4l View Post
    Boulware went to Auburn with Chizik.
    Fountain went somehwere in Alabama.
    Rodgers (WR) is the WR coach for the Broncos.
    Bolt and McFarland are collecting checks as far as I know.
    Scott fountain left after recruiting was finished and is at Auburn too.

    Wayne bolt is director of FB operations at Auburn now
    Auburn names Wayne Bolt to administrative job - The Gold Mine - al.com


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    I thought Bolt and McFarland got contracts as well, as coords....

    There was an uproar when they renewed McFarlands contract, then demoted him from being OC.



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    Re: Former Coaching staff

    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    Scott fountain left after recruiting was finished and is at Auburn too.

    Wayne bolt is director of FB operations at Auburn now
    Auburn names Wayne Bolt to administrative job - The Gold Mine - al.com
    i also remember reading(here) that Eugene stuck us in the *** on those hires at Auburn as well. He hired them well below market value and I seem to remember ISU being on the hook for the difference if they got new jobs that paid less. Details are a bit foggy for me on this...anyone remember?


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    Re: Former Coaching staff

    McFarland and Bolt both kind of got Chizzed with their demotions then Chiz left them high and dry taking the Auburn job. How do you explain in job interviews "well, I got demoted from cooridinator then my boss left so yeah I feel I'm still qualified to be your cooridinator."


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    Quote Originally Posted by jmb View Post
    i also remember reading(here) that Eugene stuck us in the *** on those hires at Auburn as well. He hired them well below market value and I seem to remember ISU being on the hook for the difference if they got new jobs that paid less. Details are a bit foggy for me on this...anyone remember?

    I would HOPE there's language in the contracts that would prevent that from happening... but who knows.

    Found this for anyone who is interested. Contracts/salaries of old versus new. (towards bottom of link)

    2009 June The ‘Clone Zone



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    Apparently your right JMB

    This sucks...

    Coaching change costing Cyclones — update The ‘Clone Zone



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    Re: Former Coaching staff

    I'm too lazy to look it up but I was talking to an ex ISU player who played for Danny Mac and still keeps in touch with him. He said Mac is making more at Florida than he did at ISU. Wow



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    Re: Former Coaching staff

    Quote Originally Posted by jmb View Post
    i also remember reading(here) that Eugene stuck us in the *** on those hires at Auburn as well. He hired them well below market value and I seem to remember ISU being on the hook for the difference if they got new jobs that paid less. Details are a bit foggy for me on this...anyone remember?
    I do believe you are correct but do not remember hearing anything about Gene pulling anything funny.

    As far as I remember assistants are usually limited to year-to-year or two year contracts and they are paid out if they do not take another job. However, if they do take a lower paying job then ISU fills in the gap to match their contract salary.

    Example being if Bolt makes $100k at Auburn we would still be on the hook for the $140ishk to make up the difference.

    Beats full price I guess.



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