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    Ellis Hobbs

    was there for the game today. What a great, great person. Still wearing he ISU lettermans jacket and also was taking pictures with every kid / adult that asked. Always smiling and thanking everyone.

    Thank you Ellis for making the Cyclone Family proud!



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    Re: Ellis Hobbs

    Great to hear he was back.



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    Re: Ellis Hobbs

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone Fan View Post
    was there for the game today. What a great, great person. Still wearing he ISU lettermans jacket and also was taking pictures with every kid / adult that asked. Always smiling and thanking everyone.

    Thank you Ellis for making the Cyclone Family proud!
    PerMar kept trying to kick him out though...



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    Re: Ellis Hobbs

    Hopefully he will recover from his neck injury and get back on the field (next season?). I've always enjoyed watching him in the NFL, which says a lot because I'm not much of an NFL fan.



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    doesn't he claim his High School in the little NFL intros, or am I thinking of someone else?



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    Re: Ellis Hobbs

    Was he the one with the lettermans jacket with the 11 on the back?


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    Re: Ellis Hobbs

    Saw him and said to my buddy "that can't be him--just doesn't look like an NFL player!". I guess they all aren't monsters.



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    Re: Ellis Hobbs

    Quote Originally Posted by st8 View Post
    doesn't he claim his High School in the little NFL intros, or am I thinking of someone else?
    True.. but part of the reason could be because he never did graduate college am I correct? Either way he is still a Cyclone.



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    Re: Ellis Hobbs

    I got a picture with him!


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    Re: Ellis Hobbs

    Quote Originally Posted by st8 View Post
    doesn't he claim his High School in the little NFL intros, or am I thinking of someone else?
    That'd be him....DeSoto HS.



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    Re: Ellis Hobbs

    Quote Originally Posted by Chizit View Post
    True.. but part of the reason could be because he never did graduate college am I correct? Either way he is still a Cyclone.
    Yeah I don't think he graduated but I heard he was somehow taking classes outside of ISU to finish his degree. Anybody have any info about this?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Chizit View Post
    True.. but part of the reason could be because he never did graduate college am I correct? Either way he is still a Cyclone.
    he graduated from ISU this last spring. I was there for graduation and saw him get his diploma!! plus, a ton of dudes in the NFL never graduated from the college they attended but I don't hear many high schools being called out during the intros.

    He was there today, so he obviously supports ISU still!! good for him, hopefully he's a donor too


    Last edited by st8; 11-14-2009 at 10:50 PM.

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    Re: Ellis Hobbs

    Quote Originally Posted by Cat4ISU View Post
    That'd be him....DeSoto HS.
    please God, not this again.

    He has said ISU before, but gave a little love to his high school for a few intros. He doesn't have anything against ISU, and we still claim him regardless of his graduation status.



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    Re: Ellis Hobbs

    Quote Originally Posted by st8 View Post
    doesn't he claim his High School in the little NFL intros, or am I thinking of someone else?
    Quote Originally Posted by Chizit View Post
    True.. but part of the reason could be because he never did graduate college am I correct? Either way he is still a Cyclone.
    Good heavens, I'm tired of this misapprehension. Most NFL players at one time or another mention either their college, their high school or even their junior college, just to give all of their schools a little love.




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    Re: Ellis Hobbs

    Quote Originally Posted by phipsiclones View Post
    Yeah I don't think he graduated but I heard he was somehow taking classes outside of ISU to finish his degree. Anybody have any info about this?
    He did an intern type deal with the Patriots to finish up the few credits he was short.



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