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    So does anyone think that we could maybe steal some commits aaway from Minny, if they were considering both ISU and Minny?
    Or do we have any scholarships left to offer maybe one since Schwartz is leaving?


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    Re: Commits

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFB View Post
    So does anyone think that we could maybe steal some commits aaway from Minny, if they were considering both ISU and Minny?
    Or do we have any scholarships left to offer maybe one since Schwartz is leaving?
    because of a 1 point win? seriously?



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    Re: Commits

    It will likely be that we will talk someone into coming to ISU over somewhere else because of the fact that Rhoads accomplished what he set up for a goal before the season.



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    Don't know that we'll win over any recruits from Minnesota specifically, but if I were a player, the more I see Coach Rhoads and his staff, the more I'd want to play for him.



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    Re: Commits

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    because of a 1 point win? seriously?
    Give the guy a break. He just asked a question.


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    Re: Commits

    Doutbtful, we already stole Bennett from them, even though he didn't ever commit to them, he did at one point have Minny as a favorite. Kisserbeth (LB) is someone we've been in on for awhile and he has the Gophers as a favorite, I doubt we are recruiting him much anymore

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    Not really anyone else to steal from them that we've been after.



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    Re: Commits

    I don't see it happening for a couple of reasons.

    One, it makes no sense. Can you see an ISU senior being interviewed in four years and he says "I was excited about the Minnesota program and all set to go there, but then Marques Gray fumbled the ball on the 15 yard line in Tempe, so of course I had to completely change my life and go to ISU instead."???

    Two, they have very few commits that we would want.


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