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    If this all works out....

    ... will everyone understand why it was important for JP and GG to not be out running their mouths everyday about going somewhere else?



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    Re: If this all works out....

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    ... will everyone understand why it was important for JP and GG to not be out running their mouths everyday about going somewhere else?
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    Re: If this all works out....

    Spot on. They have handled this situation as perfect as they could have. They have said and done all the right things.

    We are sooooooo lucky to have these two on board.



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    Re: If this all works out....

    Because then you will look like Missouri. They had their heart set that they were going to the Big 10, and sounded like they stuck their middle fingers at the Big 12. Now they have no where to go and and are pleading for the league to stick together.



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    Re: If this all works out....

    Look at the ups and downs that have existed on here in the last 24 hours, let alone over the past few weeks.

    It's natural that people would want someone that represents them in a position of power to come out and tell them that everything will be fine.

    However, in this case you are right. Plus it's fairly obvious in this case that Pollard had no real influence over what was going to happen. He is at the mercy of the Texas people making the decision where to go.

    Since he wasn't impacting the decision, there really is nothing to tell the fans of Iowa State.

    The last thing they needed to do was pop off in the media. Look no further than Missouri's current dilemma to understand why.



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    Re: If this all works out....

    Quote Originally Posted by Spursfan11 View Post
    Look at the ups and downs that have existed on here in the last 24 hours, let alone over the past few weeks.

    Amen. Watching the posts on here was like re-living my wife's last pregnancy all over again...........zero perspective, all emotion.


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    Re: If this all works out....

    Imagine if we were in CU or Nebraska's position and jumped to a conference. Hello $10 mil buyout



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    Re: If this all works out....

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    ... will everyone understand why it was important for JP and GG to not be out running their mouths everyday about going somewhere else?

    You would think so. . . JP and GG handled this absolutely the right way. We did our work behind the scenes, and waited to see how everything shook out. This way, we don't look incredibly foolish now (ahem, Mizzou).



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    Re: If this all works out....

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyched View Post
    Imagine if we were in CU or Nebraska's position and jumped to a conference. Hello $10 mil buyout
    In the end, Nebraska will still be sitting in a better position than us


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    Re: If this all works out....

    Quote Originally Posted by dosry5 View Post
    In the end, Nebraska will still be sitting in a better position than us
    I know, but Colorado's gonna be in a wee bit of a financial hole



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    Re: If this all works out....

    Quote Originally Posted by dosry5 View Post
    In the end, Nebraska will still be sitting in a better position than us
    O' Rly who knew?



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    Re: If this all works out....

    Quote Originally Posted by dosry5 View Post
    In the end, Nebraska will still be sitting in a better position than us
    In the end? Hasn't that unfortunately been the case all along?


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    Re: If this all works out....

    Quote Originally Posted by DRCHIRO View Post
    We are sooooooo lucky...
    Got that right. We controlled nothing the entire time. If this works out we are lucky, and I'll have to rescind my comments about Beebe. Even this is a good deal, especially considering the alternative...

    Now, on to the Texas conspiracy rumors that they never wanted to leave the conference but just wanted schools like K-State, I-State, Baylor, Mizzou to recognize their place in the pecking order.



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    Quote Originally Posted by BKLYNCyclone View Post
    Got that right. We controlled nothing the entire time. If this works out we are lucky, and I'll have to rescind my comments about Beebe. Even this is a good deal, especially considering the alternative...

    Now, on to the Texas conspiracy rumors that they never wanted to leave the conference but just wanted schools like K-State, I-State, Baylor, Mizzou to recognize their place in the pecking order.
    Was there ever any question between these two schools?


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    Re: If this all works out....

    Quote Originally Posted by MookInLincoln View Post
    DING!

    I really dont know whos better looking in your pic....The great looking young woman or the Corvette OR Maybe its....BOTH.....



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