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    Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    1) End 10 game losing streak.... Check (defeated North Dakota State)
    2) End road losing streak.............Check (defeated Kent State)
    3) Win more games than last yr. Check (defeated Army for third win)
    4) End conference losing streak....Check (defeated Baylor)
    5) End conference road losing streak. Check (defeated Nebraska)
    6) Become bowl eligible................(One win away)
    7) Win the Big 12 North?????........(We shall see, but crazier things have happened this year)

    What a first year CPR has shaping up.



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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    Beat Nebraska, at Nebraska...Check.

    Was that the longest away stadium losing streak that we had?



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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    Quote Originally Posted by hursts View Post
    1) End 10 game losing streak.... Check (defeated North Dakota State)
    2) End road losing streak.............Check (defeated Kent State)
    3) Win more games than last yr. Check (defeated Army for third win)
    4) End conference losing streak....Check (defeated Baylor)
    5) End conference road losing streak. Check (defeated Nebraska)
    6) Become bowl eligible................(One win away)
    7) Win the Big 12 North?????........(We shall see, but crazier things have happened this year)

    What a first year CPR has shaping up.
    Great list. Good example of how acheiving small goals (i.e., end road losing streak) makes it possible to achieve big goals (i.e., Big 12 North conference title).



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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    Quote Originally Posted by Jarrods79 View Post
    Beat Nebraska, at Nebraska...Check.

    Was that the longest away stadium losing streak that we had?
    When is the last time we won at Oklahoma?



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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyrocks View Post
    Great list. Good example of how acheiving small goals (i.e., end road losing streak) makes it possible to achieve big goals (i.e., Big 12 North conference title).
    I think they key is the goal. PR stated the goal is to improve each and every week. As long as we do that, the rest takes care of itself.


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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    When is the last time we won at Oklahoma?
    1990. I believe we won 33-31 under Jim Walden.



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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    When is the last time we won at Oklahoma?
    I think we won there more recently than we've beat them here.

    Walden did at some point.


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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    Quote Originally Posted by hursts View Post
    1990. I believe we won 33-31 under Jim Walden.
    Quote Originally Posted by TykeClone View Post
    I think we won there more recently than we've beat them here.

    Walden did at some point.
    Yeah, looked it up, it was 1990. I just wasn't sure if Walden won at Oklahoma or if it was a home game. I believe we have beaten them 5 times total in our history, so it was worth a shot.



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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    Don't believe we've EVER beaten Texas. That's the hurdle this program needs to clear for legitimacy...




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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    aren't we like 72-3 vs OU? Oh man...



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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    Quote Originally Posted by hursts View Post
    1) End 10 game losing streak.... Check (defeated North Dakota State)
    2) End road losing streak.............Check (defeated Kent State)
    3) Win more games than last yr. Check (defeated Army for third win)
    4) End conference losing streak....Check (defeated Baylor)
    5) End conference road losing streak. Check (defeated Nebraska)
    6) Become bowl eligible................(One win away)
    7) Win the Big 12 North?????........(We shall see, but crazier things have happened this year)

    What a first year CPR has shaping up.

    ISU is 0 - 7 all time vs. Texas home and away. While not the longest streak, we have never won against them.

    If we get #7 this year (Big 12 North Championship), we will get a shot at:
    8) Beating Texas for the first time ever.
    That would be one of the toughest goals to accomplish. Of course, that would lead to:
    9) Get ISU to a BCS Bowl
    then
    10) Win a BCS bowl

    That would be the number one, best coaching season ever.



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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    aren't we like 72-3 vs OU? Oh man...
    5-67-2



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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    aren't we like 72-3 vs OU? Oh man...
    5 wins
    67 losses
    2 ties

    versus Oklahoma

    Ack, LindenCy just beat me!



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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    5 wins
    67 losses
    2 ties

    versus Oklahoma

    Ack, LindenCy just beat me!
    , Well, we were both on it! That record is just disturbing to me.



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    Re: Paul Rhoads first year checklist

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCLNST8 View Post
    Don't believe we've EVER beaten Texas. That's the hurdle this program needs to clear for legitimacy...
    Is that the only team in the Big 12 we haven't beat? Definitely need that notch in the belt. Let's hope its next year.


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