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    Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    ran across this and found it interesting...Former ISU AD Bruce Van de Velde, deputy athletic director for Lousiana Tech, was recently named acting AD and promptly employed a search firm to do his search for a new head coach...

    FootballCoachScoop.com - Rumor Mill on Coaching Changes and Scoop in College/NFL Football

    I appreciate that JP does the coaching searches on his own and also marvel at how far our entire athletic department has come since BV



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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    I think JP uses search firms at times also. Not sure on that though.


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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    Monty in 3, 2.......


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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    You can argue that two ways. Sometimes search firms are a good idea, and sometimes they aren't.



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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    Quote Originally Posted by dualforce View Post

    I appreciate that JP does the coaching searches on his own and also marvel at how far our entire athletic department has come since BV
    Uh, no. Pollard used the search firm Baker Parker, out of Atlanta, prior to hiring Rhoads.



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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    Uh, no. Pollard used the search firm Baker Parker, out of Atlanta, prior to hiring Rhoads.

    okay, then I was wrong...More importantly though I like where we are today as opposed to with BV.



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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Monty in 3, 2.......
    No kidding! Come on Monty, errr Bruce. Defend your practices vs. those of Pollard.


    Last edited by Cyclone06; 01-16-2010 at 03:00 PM.

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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    Quote Originally Posted by dualforce View Post
    okay, then I was wrong...More importantly though I like where we are today as opposed to with BV.
    I agree. BVD's various personality quirks prevented him from doing the job properly. You have to look forward to engaging with the fan base, as well as with the coaches and student athletes, to do the AD job.



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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    [QUOTE=Bobber;1481069]You can argue that two ways. Sometimes search firms are a good idea, and sometimes they aren't.[/QUOTE]

    Thank you John Madden.



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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Monty in 3, 2.......
    he's hiding. or typing up some new material since we all called him out on his outdated stuff last week.


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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone06 View Post
    No kidding! Come on Monty, errr Bruce. Defend your practices vs. those of Pollard.
    BVDV did post on CF for some time, his username is on vacation. Monty is not BVDV.



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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    Quote Originally Posted by dinger View Post
    he's hiding. or typing up some new material since we all called him out on his outdated stuff last week.
    Yeah, he never answered my question and it is pissin me off.


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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Monty in 3, 2.......
    hmm his is weird, where is he? i'm suprised he wasn't the second post



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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan987 View Post
    hmm his is weird, where is he? i'm suprised he wasn't the second post
    I hope he has forgotten about this site.



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    Re: Pollard Appreciation - Found Van de Velde

    Quote Originally Posted by xboxfever View Post
    I hope he has forgotten about this site.
    i dont for 2 reasons...

    1) Chris wants as many people on here as possible. Chris' wish is my command.

    2) I would love to serve Monty crow when we (JP) are successful by HIS standards.


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